Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:57:19 +0000 From: Malte Kraus <malte.kraus@...e.com> To: "oss-security@...ts.openwall.com" <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> CC: "perry@...rmont.com" <perry@...rmont.com> Subject: Re: Privileged File Access from Desktop Applications On Thu, 2019-07-11 at 09:33 -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote: > So these links seem to say that things have been structured so you > *can't* run GUI apps as root, not that there is a special or unusual > security problem in Wayland if you run an application as root I didn't (intend to) say there is an (additional) security problem. I just tried to succinctly explain why the desktop environments are coming up with these D-Bus interfaces now. -- Malte Kraus <malte.kraus@...e.com> Security Engineer SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Mary Higgins, Sri Rasiah, HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)
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