Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 22:46:51 -0500 From: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv@...linux.org> Subject: Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZE > > One more option is to replace /etc/mtab regular file with a symlink to > /proc/mounts, thus making any /etc/mtab editing unneeded. > > This is a very good point. I'm not sure why /etc/mtab exists anymore given /proc/mounts is a more reliable source for this information. -Dan
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