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Re: Bug#27050 (fdutils): A cause for security concern?



Previously Anthony Fok wrote:
> Unfortunately, the suggestion "chown root.floppy" and "chmod [12]754"
> won't work either because fdmount.c has this check in it:
> 
>     if (geteuid()!=0)
>         die("Must run with EUID=root");

You wouldn't believe how many programs have a check like this and still
work perfectly when they are not root..

Wichert.

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