Re: gpart device permissions security hole (/dev/geom.ctl)

From: Peter 'PMc' Much <>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:12:23 UTC
On 2024-02-17, Vincent Stemen <> wrote:
> I have been a Unix systems administrator for well over 35 years and It's not
> uncommon for administrators to belong to the operator group for restricted
> admin tasks.  It is completely unexpected to discover the user can wipe out
> the whole system.

Removing the number plate from your house doesn't destroy the house.
It only might stop it from being accessed by people.