Re: access() is a security hole?

From: Bruce Evans (
Date: 10/12/02

Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2002 18:02:02 +1000 (EST)
From: Bruce Evans <>
To: David Schultz <dschultz@uclink.Berkeley.EDU>

On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, David Schultz wrote:

> ...
> Really, there ought to be a version of the open syscall that takes
> an argument specifying the credentials to use for the call, but
> instead we're stuck with the lovely setuid suite of functions.

Unmentionablux has had the setfsuid suite for some time now.


To Unsubscribe: send mail to
with "unsubscribe freebsd-security" in the body of the message