[CentOS] why does automounting removable media always have options nodev, noexec, nosuid?

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Wed Sep 15 16:33:06 EDT 2010


On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10:26:12AM -1000, Dave wrote:
> This question is different from the one in your subject header. These
> mount options are 'security features', make crackers jump through another
> hoop. They can be undone with a mount -o remount.

If one can jump through that hoop, one already has root and doesn't need to.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>


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