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Re: Race condition in /proc/bus/usb + hotplug

On Oct 04, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:

> (2) and (3) above are a hideous race that needs to be fixed.  It probably
Right: use udev.

> could be used to gain limited, but still unauthorized access to mass-storage
> devices for example (I didn't test).

> In that case, the fix would probably be to get rid of usbfs completely... as
Done: 2.6.14 will provide /dev/bus/usb/ devices which can be managed
with udev.


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