On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Paul Herman wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Vivek Khera wrote:
> > >>>>> "BE" == Bruce Evans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > BE> revision 1.9
> > BE> date: 1997/06/25 07:31:47; author: joerg; state: Exp; lines: +2 -2
> > BE> Don't ever allow lowering the securelevel at all. Allowing it does
> > BE> nothing good except of opening a can of (potential or real) security
> > BE> holes. People maintaining a machine with higher security requirements
> > BE> need to be on the console anyway, so there's no point in not forcing
> > BE> them to reboot before starting maintenance.
> > Perhaps one of the secure level restrictions should be that you cannot
> > attach to pid 1 via the debugger.
> You can't.
> Ever since Apr 1997 you couldn't attach gdb to init.
How is that done?
Will gdb not attach to init, or will init not let gdb attach?
If the former, then badguy can just use a custom gdb...
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