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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 1/3] nvmem: Add support for write-only instances
On Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 03:30:22PM +0000, Nicholas Johnson wrote:
> > Actually I think maybe we make this one only writeable by root, in other
> > words it would always require ->root_only to be set.
> There is a world-accessible rw entry already, which would, if anything,
> be even more dangerous than a world writable entry. However, there could
> be a hypothetical use case. I agree it is unlikely to be required, but
> who knows?

You mean 0644 entry? That should be fine as it is not writable by anyone
else than the owner (root in this case).

> Based on your statement that no sysfs should ever be world-writable,
> should I be trying to remove the world-accessible rw as well?

No I don't think it is necesary. Just let's not add attributes that
anyone can write without good reasoning ;-)

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