Re: [PATCH] 2-ptrace_multi

From: Ulrich Drepper
Date: Sat May 20 2006 - 02:44:28 EST

On 5/19/06, Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Alan hacked on this iirc so he might comment.

Al Viro has a similar patch in the FC kernels to govern read access to
/proc/*/maps based on the ptrace permissions. This is probably the
same problem. If you can use ptrace on the target process there is no
security reason why /proc/*/mem access shouldn't be granted.
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