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

From: Vincent Stemen <>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2024 20:00:42 UTC
On Sat, Feb 24, 2024 at 04:40:00PM +0100, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> I agree with this security problem. Just a small note - there are 
> backups of partitions (/var/backups/gpart.*) created by periodic script 
> /etc/periodic/daily/221.backup-gpart (if you have 
> daily_backup_gpart_enable="YES" in your /etc/periodic.conf or in a 
> /etc/defaults/periodic.conf which is the default). That way you can get 
> back the number plate on you house in some cases.

Thanks.  That's good to know.  I was not aware of those features of