Re: Multicast netlink for non-root process

Date: Wed Jun 12 2002 - 12:25:59 EST


> Are you referring to a netlink security model which we discussed in March
> (off-list), where security is be implemented on a per-message basis?


> All access permission checks are now done via send/recvmsg.

But you seem to raise CAP_NET_ADMIN at each netlink_broadcast,
so we do not get desired effect.

Anyway, I think the patch is good, what a pity that I forgot about it.
For now we accept Andi's patch, it is simpler. Yours can be defered
to 2.5.

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