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Re: use of /tmp by installers

You might be just as well mounting it nosuid, and you'd end up
breaking a lot less.

Kevin  -  cog@iwz.com


> Hi,

> i have my /tmp mounted noexec, but I was suprised to see the Postfix 
> installer (in testing) want to execute some temporary scripts out of /tmp. 

> Of course, there was alot of mucking about to shut down processes so I 
> could umount tmp, change fstab, and  mount it again.

> What is debian's stance on this? I would prefer to leave /tmp mounted 
> noexec.

> Ian.

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