[ubuntu-hardened] Re moving suid root from binaries where it isn't needed

Phillip Lougher phillip at lougher.demon.co.uk
Wed Oct 31 03:40:52 GMT 2007

Kees Cook-5 wrote:
> IIUC, the liveCD uses unionfs to merge the r/o iso9660 with a r/w tmpfs.
> The tmpfs doesn't support xattrs.

The liveCD uses unionfs to merge a r/o Squashfs filesystem.  Squashfs also
doesn't support xattrs.

Squashfs may support xattrs in the future, but certainly not in the Hardy
timeframe :)

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