Re: [opensuse] Re: Should openSUSE review it's Security Policies?

On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 13:02 +0100, Per Jessen wrote:
Roger Oberholtzer wrote:

Well, these suppliers provide, quite often, QT apps that allow one to
configure their devices. They need to first locate them. A network
broadcast is what they would like to do. Except on Linux this requires
root permissions.

I'm not at all sure, but isn't this managed with capabilities? There is
a CAP_NET_BROADCAST (although the man page says "unused").

You have my attention. Where is this?

Yours sincerely,

Roger Oberholtzer

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