[cgl_discussion] [[Fwd: Follow up on kernel debugger authentication]]

Randy.Dunlap rddunlap at osdl.org
Mon Sep 30 11:26:08 PDT 2002

On 30 Sep 2002, Andy Pfiffer wrote:

| [ after some local discussion, I'm tossing this to a wider audience. ]
| Larry sent me a proposed patch for CGL's kdb that includes support for
| password authentication.
| There are two items I think worthy of a broader discussion in this
| forum.
|     ...
|     2. Does this really address the security concerns?  I could not find
|     mention of a KDB password or KDB security in the CGL Requirements
|     1.0 document, nor in the CGL Architecture 1.0 document.  I asked
|     around inside OSDL for comments, and I received these two
|     (summarized):
| Comments, anyone?

See the OSDL CGL v1.1 specs at wg.osdl.org.

In the Requirements spec, it's section 5.3.2, called
Kernel Debugger Authentication.


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