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Re: PATCH: proc_do_stop and rpctrace

From: Roland McGrath
Subject: Re: PATCH: proc_do_stop and rpctrace
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 17:06:22 -0400 (EDT)

> proc also uses the task port given by rpctrace.  So one can write a 
> program that passes fake task port to proc, and when proc tries to 
> handle the fake process in some way, the whole proc server will hang 
> because it is single-threaded.

a) proc is not single-threaded
b) proc does not send messages to task ports supplied by users (a bogus one
   gets you ESRCH from proc_child/proc_reassign)

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