On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 12:16 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 19:40 +0100, drago01 wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 4:15 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam(a)redhat.com>
> > Hi, everyone. As you may know if you've followed the meetings, FESCo
> > cheerfully punted the privilege escalation policy issue back to us;
> > want us to come up with a draft policy to take back to a FESCo
> > * Run an application that listens on a network port lower than 1024
> > * Mount or unmount anything (excluding automounted hotplugged
> > devices, and devices explicitly configured by the root user for
> > unprivileged use)
> Define "anything" what about fuse mounts? (like sshfs, or those done
> by gvfs)
Hmm. Should it perhaps talk instead about mounting anything outside of
the user's own home directory?
Yes that would cover this cases; but one should not be allowed to
mount devices like internal storage without being root.