On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 09:32:09 -0400 (EDT)
David Korn <dgk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
[ Added netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, the proper place to discuss networking kernel
> The first problem is that files created with socketpair() are not accessible
> via /dev/fd/n or /proc/$$/fd/n where n is the file descriptor returned
> by socketpair(). Note that this is not a problem with pipe().
Not a bug.
Sockets are not openable via /proc files under any circumstances,
not just the circumstances you describe. This is a policy decision and
prevents a whole slew of potential security holes.