security hole in tty handling code

Egor Duda
Thu Mar 29 11:50:00 GMT 2001


Thursday, 29 March, 2001 Robert Collins wrote:

RC> Why not just set the permissions and let the client calls fail if they
RC> aren't from the same user?

because this will break applications that change user context, such as

RC> I've heard that
RC> "server" based solutions like you've put toghether usually fail in
RC> terminal server environments...

do you have any evidence? anywaym, i think it's probably easy to test.

Egor.   ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19

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