[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS Security Advisory 2007-001: privilege escalation in Unix-based clients

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Wed, 21 Mar 2007 13:34:41 -0400

Quoting Derrick J Brashear <shadow@dementia.org>:

> On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, ted creedon wrote:
>> Therefore, two cells could be used, one suid and the other for everything
>> else?
> You could, but that's not going to prevent the attack unless you 
> ensure all access to the setuid cell is authenticated and enforce 
> that at the client end

Well, if everything in the suidcell is system:authuser...  That would
enforce that, right?


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