Re: PATCH: signals security

Krzysztof G. Baranowski (
Wed, 20 May 1998 19:33:51 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 20 May 1998, Pavel Machek wrote:
>Ok - what I'm trying to achieve is that user will no longer be able to
>kill suid X server with SIGKILL. Alternatively, we might want to defend
>against SIGKILL only
Hold on... blocking SIGKILL doesn't sound like a good idea. This
signal should never be blocked. The thing you do is a violation
of standards.

If X or some other applications have problems fix them instead of
"fixing" the kernel.


Krzysztof G. Baranowski - President of the Harmless Manyacs' Club
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