Re: LKM rootkits in 2.6.x

From: Tomasz Torcz
Date: Thu Mar 11 2004 - 14:52:02 EST

On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 08:31:49PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Christophe Saout <christophe@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Ugh... this sounds ugly. This should be forbidden. I mean, what are
> > things like EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL for if drivers are allowed to patch
> > whatever they want?
> Who is to stop them? When running in kernel mode you are god.

Uhm, Next Generation Secure Computing Base? Running in ring -1. ;)

Sorry, I couldn't resist ;)
Tomasz Torcz Only gods can safely risk perfection,
zdzichu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx it's a dangerous thing for a man. -- Alia

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