Re: Authoritative Hooks

From: Crispin Cowan (crispinat_private)
Date: Fri Nov 09 2001 - 16:08:49 PST

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    Casey Schaufler wrote:
    >The shear cleverness of the capability+restrictive scheme
    >is I believe its undoing. You can use it to totally circumvent
    >the security architecure of the system. While it is fun to
    >play with this sort of thing, I would never suggest using it
    >for production code.
    Hey, that's a neat come-back.  You can use it to defeat any argument 
    (regardless of merrit) and it sounds way more intellectual than "so's 
    your momma!" :-)
    Crispin Cowan, Ph.D.
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