Re: [Coverity] Untrusted user data in kernel

From: Tomas Carnecky
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 08:17:41 EST

James Morris wrote:
That's what I meant, you need the capability to do anything bad :-)

But.. even if you have the 'permission' to do bad things, it shouldn't be possible.

It's a bug, and only because you can't exploit it if you haven't the right capabilities doesn't make the bug disappear.

IMHO such things (passing values between user/kernel space) should always be checked.

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