Subject: Re: floppy and cd-rom access and cd-rw drive
To: John C. Hayward <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/09/1999 17:47:27
"John C. Hayward" <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu> writes:
> I have a suid program called fmount and fumount for mouting floppies to a
> directory we have called /a:. Students can mount their msdos floppies.
Why bother with that? mount already lets non-root users use it.
> In general allowing non root users to mount netbsd floppies introduces
> some security issues (user mounts the floppy with their own suid program
Ah, but if mount is used by a non-root user this isn't an issue -- try
it out... :)