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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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