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Re: Is it safe to let every user become member of the fuse group?



On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 08:21:00AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
 
> In bug <URL:http://bugs.skolelinux.no/show_bug.cgi?id=1184>, it became
> clear that one missing configuration to get local devices on thin
> clients working out of the box is the lack of automatic gruop
> membership in the fuse file group.  This can be solved by editing
> /etc/security/group.conf to add all users to the fuse group when they
> log in.  Is this safe to do?  What else can the fuse group membership
> be used for?

it gives them the ability to use a wide variety of virtual filesystems,
ltspfs is just one of many:

http://fuse.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/FileSystems

exactly what evil or good could be done with all that is unknown :)

live well,
  vagrant



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