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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [Xend] Move some backend configuration

Pascal Bouchareine writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [Xend] Move some backend 
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 10:49:34AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > An update on this: I solved this issue by fiddling permissions in xenstore
> > after all! /local/domain/<domid> is now read-only to the guest, and specific
> > subdirs only are writable (currently device, error and control).
> writing into device allows the guest to rewrite it's backend
> location, this should be protected too i guess ?

We will arrange for the backend location not to be trusted by anything
important.  In fact, it is entirely formulaic: if you know which
domain the backend is supposed to be in, you can simply shuffle the
path components.  And you can double check against the backend's
frontend path.


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