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Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 20:32:45 +0300
To: Bruno Lustosa <>
Subject: Re[2]: hard links on Linux create local DoS vulnerability and security problems

Dear Bruno Lustosa,

--Monday, November 24, 2003, 9:25:37 PM, you wrote to

BL> Just checked this on 2.6.0-test9, and it will not work.
BL> When you create a hard link to a setuid or any other file, it will
BL> inherit the same owner and mode of the original. However, if the
BL> original file is changed (owner, group, mode, or content), the link will
BL> reflect those changes as well.

No, if original file is removed and new one is created with same name.

Да, ему чертовски повезло. Эх и паршиво б ему пришлось если бы он выжил! (Твен)

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