Re: [PATCH 3/7] SLIM main patch

From: Benjamin LaHaise
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 16:38:32 EST

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 01:35:56PM -0700, Kylene Jo Hall wrote:
> Example: The current process is running at the USER level and writing to
> a USER file in /home/user/. The process then attempts to read an
> UNTRUSTED file. The current process will become UNTRUSTED and the read
> allowed to proceed but first write access to all USER files is revoked
> including the ones it has open.

Don't threads share file tables? What is preventing malicious code from
starting another thread which continues writing to the file that the
revoke attempt is made on?

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