OpenBSD Journal
Home : : Add Story : : Archives : : About : : Create Account : : Login :
Comments

<< Re: Kernel relinking status from Theo de Raadt | Up: Re: Kernel relinking status from Theo de Raadt | Flattened | Expanded | Re: Kernel relinking status from Theo de Raadt >>

Threshold: Help

  Re: Kernel relinking status from Theo de Raadt (mod 7/11)
by Theo (199.185.136.55) (deraadt@openbsd.org) on Sun Jul 2 16:29:29 2017 (GMT)
de Raadt
  > Does this mean that the kernel binary is keep changing after each boot time, etc? That will make file integrity monitoring difficult because now you can't tell if the checksum change is legitimate or because somebody trojaned my kernel.

If your kernel is trojaned, how can you run userland code upon it to check if it is trojaned?

If you are holed, you are holed. Don't get holed.
  [ Show thread ] [ Reply to this comment ] [ Mod Up ] [ Mod Down ]

[ Home | Add Story | Archives | Polls | About ]

Copyright © 2004-2008 Daniel Hartmeier. All rights reserved. Articles and comments are copyright their respective authors, submission implies license to publish on this web site. Contents of the archive prior to April 2nd 2004 as well as images and HTML templates were copied from the fabulous original deadly.org with Jose's and Jim's kind permission. Some icons from slashdot.org used with permission from Kathleen. This journal runs as CGI with httpd(8) on OpenBSD, the source code is BSD licensed. Search engine is ht://Dig. undeadly \Un*dead"ly\, a. Not subject to death; immortal. [Obs.]