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Re: [suse-security] temp directories /home/tmp /tmp several questions.
  • From: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 13:43:11 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0107171342020.28359-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi,
>
> pardon me for jumping in ;-), but there is an interesting article regarding file
> system considerations on Linux on
> http://www.securityportal.com/lskb/10000000/kben10000036.html, maybe it would be
> worth reading it.
>

Unfortunately, the article fails to mention that the noexec mount option
is basically useless.

$ /lib/ld-linux.so.2 /bin/echo eins
eins
$

...while /bin is on a noexec-mounted filesystem.

Roman.
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