Re: [PATCH] private mounts

From: Ram
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 13:03:31 EST

On Wed, 2005-04-27 at 10:47, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > I think you need to disallow overmounts on invisible mounts by any user
> > other than the owner. If not, some other user (including root) can
> > overmount on your mount and the user will end up with DoS.
> I'm not following you here. How would an overmount cause DoS?


user 1 does a invisible mount on /mnt/mnt1
root does a visible mount on /mnt/mnt1

user 1 will no longer be able to access his /mnt/mnt1

in fact even if root mounts something on /mnt, the problem still exists.


> Thanks,
> Miklos

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