Magic paths for service registration
drago01 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 16:44:55 UTC 2013
On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:10 AM, Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat.com> wrote:
> I'm investigating things beyond SUID/SGID which are related to trust
> transitions and visible in the file system, mainly due to the use of magic
> paths. I'm aiming for a fairly general concept of "trust transition", and I
> include altering browser actions when clicking on a hyperlink as far as they
> are influenced by file type registrations.
> Here's what I came up with so far. I only include things that can somehow
> be hooked by packages, which rules out files such as /etc/inittdb and user
> D-Bus and polkit:
> Launching daemons or other background processes:
> /usr/lib/systemd/system plus other paths listed in systemd.unit(5).
> *.desktop and *.protocol file registries:
> (Or in general, *.desktop files with with an Exec= line.)
> Networking services:
> Browser plugins:
If you count extensions then /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions might
qualify as well.
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