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Re: [opensuse-factory] sudo and makeSUSEdvd [Was: makeSUSEdvd error]
  • From: Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 16:50:14 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060512145014.GN13548@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 04:23:28PM +0200, houghi wrote:
> root. I don't understand why `mount -o loop` can not be done as user.

Security problem. Consider you could do this: Create an image with passwd and
shadow file and do "mount -o loop,ro myiso.iso /etc".


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