Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?
On Sat, 22 Mar 2003 13:20:39 -0000
"Matt Ryan" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Explain to me how the ro root makes a difference? There is a lot of
> talk about how difficult it is to install a rootkit when the root fs
> is ro, but if you already have superuser privileges why can't you just
> remount root rw and then drop the rootkit in?
If you already have superuser privileges you dont need a rootkit.
> If you don't have superuser privilege to do
> this then you can write to root owned directories (with the correct
> permissions) anyway?
You mean you can write to /tmp, how does that help ?