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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

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