Re: devfsd permissions and makedev permissions coordination
On Sep 11, Daniel Jacobowitz <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >> This is obviously wrong, ttys must have 620 permissions (or 600 if you
>> >> don't want people talk(1)ing to you, but I think the default should be
>> >> to allow it).
>> >For ttys "owned" by a shell that's true, but it's set up by login(1), not
>> >MAKEDEV (or devfsd). For other ttys (vcs, not serial etc.), the current
>> If you use open(1) you get 666 ttys. This is a problem IMO.
>Sounds to me like a bug in open(1) then, no? Does it at least chown()
>them to the user opening them?
Yes, because this is what it's expected to do.
But I see no good reason for devfsd to create devices with insecure
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