Re: [RFC] "Text file busy" when overwriting libraries

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 07:08:09 EST

> Anyone can write it, but what the hell will he do without write access to
> any place that wouldn't be mounted noexec? Environment can be restricted
> even if you give them shell...

He will type "perl" and interactively issue any damn syscall he likes
subject to the normal permissions rules. Noexec is only useful for a user
given virtually nothing.


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