Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:44:08 +0300 From: Michael Tokarev <mjt@....msk.ru> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Nelson Elhage <nelhage@...lice.com>, Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> Subject: Re: Physical access vulnerabilities and auto-mounting 23.02.2011 08:46, Nelson Elhage wrote: > I don't have any definite opinions here about where to draw which > lines, but I want to point out that in addition to physical attack > vectors, virtualization tools are also potentially affected by these > kinds of bugs. If you try to mount an untrusted VM's virtual disk > image from somewhere, you're also vulnerable to that VM triggering > bugs in the filesystem or other layers. And that's why projects like http://www.libguestfs.org/ emerges. FWIW ;) /mjt
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