[ubuntu-hardened] File Posix Capabilities in Jaunty

Kees Cook kees at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 12 17:46:59 GMT 2009

Hi Michal,

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:27:56AM +0100, Michal Zimen wrote:
>   Would be in Jaunty release used File POSIX Capabilities by default ?
> I found in Intrepid only libcap2-bin package but there is no pam module
> for capabilities.

What is needed for PAM?  There is a long-lost patch to pam_limits to allow
capability-fiddling-syntax, but I would assume that's not what you're
looking for?

Is there a specific patch you're interested in for PAM?


Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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