Fixing a security hole in mount table.

Corinna Vinschen cygwin-patches@cygwin.com
Tue Sep 9 08:55:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 09:11:34PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 08:46:06PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> >This is the first in a series of patches fixing security holes
> >associated with the file mappings in the core of Cygwin.
> >I hope the explanations below are clear!
> 
> Yes they are, thanks.  I can't comment on the security stuff but
> everything else looks good to me.  I'll let Corinna have the final
> say on this.

Looks good to me, either.  Please check it in.

> I wonder if it is time to bite the bullet and get rid of user-mode
> mounts entirely.

I'm all for it but Charles is right, this would make Cygwin unusable
for a lot of folks.

Corinna

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