Re: ext2 attribute immutable

Stephen Tweedie (
Tue, 2 Apr 1996 16:25:24 +0100


Cees de Groot <> writes:

> AFAIK, init should already be immune against any signals which are still
> associated with the default action. If not, this would be an (IMHO)
> easy and (IMNSHO) necessary patch (I gleaned over the kernel code,
> and I think this is not yet there).

Agreed, this is needed.

> Would it be an idea to make securelev a set of flags?

Yes. This has already been gone into in some detail, both on
linux-kernel and on the linux-privs security list.


Stephen Tweedie <>
Department of Computer Science, Edinburgh University, Scotland.