lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Mon, 02 Jul 2007 22:50:46 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Allow group ownership of TUN/TAP devices (fwd)

From: Jeff Dike <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 10:59:11 -0400

> On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 10:36:54PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > This patch looks fine.
> > 
> > I'd like it resubmitted with a proper changelog and signoff, and once
> > I have that I will thus queue it up for the 2.6.23 merge window.
> Introduce a new syscall TUNSETGROUP for group ownership setting of tap
> devices. The user now is allowed to send packages if either his euid or
> his egid matches the one specified via tunctl (via -u or -g
> respecitvely). If both, gid and uid, are set via tunctl, both have to
> match.
> Signed-Off-By: Guido Guenther <>
> Signed-Off-By: Jeff Dike <>

Patch applied, thanks a lot!
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists