Re: PATCH: signals security

Riley Williams (
Thu, 21 May 1998 01:11:32 +0100 (BST)

Hi there.

> 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.

One of the lecturers here at Aberdeen University notes that one thing
which hackers would really love is to have SIGKILL blocked as it would
make their job much easier, but he didn't say why, so I can't
elaborate further...

Best wishes from Riley.

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