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[Bug 715249] imagewriter should be able to run as non root user

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=715249

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=715249#c2


Lars Müller <lmuelle@xxxxxxxx> changed:

What |Removed |Added
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Status|NEEDINFO |NEW
CC| |security-team@xxxxxxx
InfoProvider|lmuelle@xxxxxxxx |

--- Comment #2 from Lars Müller <lmuelle@xxxxxxxx> 2011-08-31 16:30:18 CEST ---
As written with the initial comment: the required permissions are granted via
the login mechanism of the display manager.

The use case is: Install imagewriter on a openSUSE system and try to write an
image to a USB device.

Adding the security team to be evaluate the risk caused by these default
privileges.

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