Fixing a security hole in mount table.
Tue Sep 9 03:38:00 GMT 2003
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I wonder if it is time to bite the bullet and get rid of user-mode
> mounts entirely. Or maybe disallow them in suid'ed sessions? They
> are always going to be a security hole AFAICT.
I think that would be a bad idea. What if I want to install a private
version of cygwin on a machine to which I don't have Admin access?
(ITFascists can shut up right now; I'm not listening..."You vill use de
Microsoft Application Suite ve haf provided, and nuzzing else!")
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