kern/39329: [mount] '..' at mountpoint is subject to the
?permissions of the shadowed dir
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Tue Aug 17 13:20:05 UTC 2010
The following reply was made to PR kern/39329; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de>
To: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.ORG, bug-followup at FreeBSD.ORG, svdb at stack.nl,
arundel at FreeBSD.ORG
Subject: Re: kern/39329: [mount] '..' at mountpoint is subject to the ?permissions of the shadowed dir
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 15:12:33 +0200 (CEST)
arundel at freebsd.org wrote:
> Synopsis: [mount] '..' at mountpoint is subject to the permissions of the shadowed dir
That's not a bug. It's supposed to work that way, and it
works like this in all UNIX variants that I'm aware of.
In fact I think it would be a bug if the behaviour was
changed. That might even break some legitimate uses of
It is clearly documented in the mount(8) manual page:
After a successful mount, the permissions on the original
mount point determine if '..' is accessible from the mounted
file system. The minimum permissions for the mount point
for traversal across the mount point in both directions to
be possible for all users is 0111 (execute for all).
This PR should be closed.
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