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Date:	Mon, 11 Jan 2010 10:07:53 +0900
From:	Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@...ove.SAKURA.ne.jp>
To:	michael@...top.org
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] Security: Implement disablenetwork semantics. (v4)

Michael Stone wrote:
> Examples of software that I want to be able to gain privileges normally include:
> 
>    rainbow, which requires privilege in order to add new accounts to the system
>    and in order to call setuid() but which does not require networking
>    privileges.

If the system is not using local files (i.e. /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow),
the process who wants to add new accounts to the system might need network
access (e.g. to LDAP server), doesn't it?
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