Re: [TRIVIAL] Warn users about machines with non-working WP bit

From: Manfred Spraul (
Date: Tue Aug 06 2002 - 04:17:33 EST

> - printk("No.\n");
> + printk("No (that's security hole).\n");

Could you explain the hole?
WP works for user space apps, only ring0 (or ring 0-2?) code ignores the WP bit on i386.


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