[Full-Disclosure] Re: hard links on Linux create local DoS vulnerability and security problems
peter at adamantix.org
Wed Nov 26 22:51:45 GMT 2003
> And a mandatory system profile in /etc , which aliases ln as 'ln -s' might
> help. One for each valid shell.
Security by minimal obstruction. That doesn't protect against people who call
/bin/ln or /usr/bin/ln directly.
If you do not allow access to your home directory by others, then others can't
hardlink to your files.
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