[GLLUG] Does anyone use Linux capabilities ?
Richard W.M. Jones
rich at annexia.org
Fri Nov 14 09:17:07 UTC 2014
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 04:47:13PM +0000, Alain Williams wrote:
> Just wondering ... these have been in the kernel for getting on to 20 years. One
> of those things on my 'must get round to learning & using' list.
> Do any of you use them ? If so, what for ?
> If you do not know what I am talking about go:
> man capabilities
> man capsh
They have no particular theoretical basis, so I doubt using
capabilities makes you much more secure. See for example:
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