Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 05:12:21 EST

On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 03:00:10AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Not as thick as mine! Could someone please explain in small words what's
> wrong with an suid mount helper?

Nothing per-se. What makes it bad is the contect of a userland filesystem
where the actual filesystem operations in the mounted filesystem happen
in contect of a non-privilegued user.
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