Is fork() hook ever possible?
ache at nagual.pp.ru
Wed Sep 17 09:07:45 UTC 2008
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 01:01:01PM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> > The solution however, is simple: Just have these hidden library calls
> > to arc4random call a wrapper function that does the pid check.
> We can control our own arc4random() internal calls inside our own libs in
> such way but can't control 3rd party libs or programs arc4random() calls
> (consider ports). There is no special mentions of pid check needed in
> arc4random() general API, so 3rd party code will tends to not come to that
Moreover, in the light of OpenBSD move checking pid, 3rd party code
oriented on OpenBSD will not do so definitely.
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