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Re: [opensuse-security] Firefox access demands



On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 07:36:41PM +0200, pinguin74 wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I just see, Firefox wants to acces /proc/tty/drivers and asks for PTRACE
> use.
> 
> Is it safe to grant this access? What are the risks connected to
> accessing these things? Currently Firefox seem to work well without
> granting these things...

I do not see why it would need it.

You can always disable it and see what happens? :)

ptrace is dangerous as it allows to control all other processes of
the same UID.

Ciao, Marcus
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