Permissions on ps

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Jun 7 05:02:15 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 11:51:35PM -0500, Midnight Oil wrote:
>    I'm having difficulty understanding just how it is a regular
> with simple priviliges is able to run ps.
> ps accesses /dev/kmem to get a process list.

No, it uses sysctl.

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