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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:27:00 -0400
From:	Dave Jones <>
To:	Rusty Russell <>
Cc:	Joe Perches <>, "Theodore Ts'o" <>,
	Linux Kernel Developers List <>,, Bjorn Helgaas <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Alexey Dobriyan <>,
	Robert Jarzmik <>,
	Mark Brown <>,
	Simon Wood <>
Subject: Re: Stricter module param and sysfs permission checks

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 01:43:44PM +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:

 > drivers/mtd/devices/docg3.c:
 >  	__ATTR(f##id##_dps0_protection_key, S_IWUGO, NULL, dps0_insert_key), \
 > 	__ATTR(f##id##_dps1_protection_key, S_IWUGO, NULL, dps1_insert_key), \
 > drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_ctl.c:
 > static DEVICE_ATTR(update_fw, S_IRUGO|S_IWUGO,
 > 	pm8001_show_update_fw, pm8001_store_update_fw);

Why on earth are these world writable ?

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