Re: /dev/fb* permissions, local DoS
Ethan Benson wrote:
> > hour:/home/kr0n# ls -ls /dev/fb0
> > 0 crw--w--w- 1 root tty 29, 0 Jul 5 14:44 /dev/fb0
> apparently writing random garbage into the fb devices is not supposed
> to cause a kernel panic, that seems to be a bug in the framebuffer
> driver in my kernel. (or perhaps all 2.2 kernels with aty128fb) i
> still think it would be more appropriate to have these permissions set
> to 620 root.video.
root.tty makes a lot of sense to me, too.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \ member of XFree86 and the DRI project