Subject: Re: [PATCH] add some long-missing capabilities to fs_mask
Date: Monday 13th April 2009 21:03:28 UTC (over 8 years ago)
On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 09:56:14 CDT, "Serge E. Hallyn" said: > When POSIX capabilities were introduced during the 2.1 Linux > cycle, the fs mask, which represents the capabilities which having > fsuid==0 is supposed to grant, did not include CAP_MKNOD and > CAP_LINUX_IMMUTABLE. However, before capabilities the privilege > to call these did in fact depend upon fsuid==0. Wow. How did this manage to stay un-noticed for this long?