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Re: [opensuse] Re: Should openSUSE review it's Security Policies?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:02:06 +0100
  • Message-id: <jinofs$gig$1@saturn.local.net>
Roger Oberholtzer wrote:

Well, these suppliers provide, quite often, QT apps that allow one to
configure their devices. They need to first locate them. A network
broadcast is what they would like to do. Except on Linux this requires
root permissions.

I'm not at all sure, but isn't this managed with capabilities? There is
a CAP_NET_BROADCAST (although the man page says "unused").



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Per Jessen, Zürich (9.3°C)

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