Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Martin Mares
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 04:33:06 EST


> - mount owner should not get illegitimate access to information from
> other users' and the super user's processes
> 3) any process running with fsuid different from the owner is denied
> all access to the filesystem

This smells. Denying access to root doesn't make any sense. I agree
that it could help in some corner cases (like avoiding automated backup
from backing up user filesystems), but in the end it's going to be
an annoyance.

Per-user namespaces (set up by PAM) look as a very reasonable solution.

Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@xxxxxx>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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