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From: peter at (Peter Busser)
Subject: Re: hard links on Linux create local DoS vulnerability and security problems


> And a mandatory system profile in /etc , which aliases ln as 'ln -s' might 
> help.  One for each valid shell.

Security by minimal obstruction. That doesn't protect against people who call
/bin/ln or /usr/bin/ln directly.

If you do not allow access to your home directory by others, then others can't
hardlink to your files.

Peter Busser
The Adamantix Project
Taking high-security Linux out of the labs, and into the real world

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