Re: [Coverity] Untrusted user data in kernel

From: Bill Davidsen
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 10:49:40 EST

James Morris wrote:
On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Patrick McHardy wrote:

James Morris wrote:

This at least needs CAP_NET_ADMIN.

It is already checked in do_ip6t_set_ctl(). Otherwise anyone could
replace iptables rules :)

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

Are you saying that processes with capability don't make mistakes? This isn't a bug related to untrusted users doing privileged operations, it's a case of using unchecked user data.

-bill davidsen (davidsen@xxxxxxx)
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me
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