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Re: [opensuse-factory] sudo and makeSUSEdvd [Was: makeSUSEdvd error]
  • From: Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 05:57:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060513035731.GO13548@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 06:05:03PM -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> Not if mount checked that you had write permission to the directory
> (not that mount checks that now, but it would make more sense
> if it just did a permission check on the mount point, not insist
> that you be root).

Hmm, people seem to insist in creating security flaws:

$ mount -o loop myext2image /tmp
[ wait some time and steal privacy data of your colleagues. ]

Robert

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