Fwd: util-linux: unintentional grant of privileges by umount

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Sep 15 18:08:11 PDT 2005


On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 03:46:50PM -0600, Archaic wrote:
> 
> Workaround: edit /etc/fstab to limit the (un)mounting of filesystems 
> appropriately, or just remove the setuid bit from umount.

A patch is now available. This affects stable and the current
development branch. The patch will be added to the dev branch
momentarily.

Watch out for line wrapping.

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/util-linux/util-linux-2.12q-umount_fix-1.patch


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