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SubjectRe: SG_IO and security

On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Alan Cox wrote:
> In essence the interface (and the SCSI/ATA/.. layers below) don't
> seperate media and device. This also kicks in for partitioning since
> write access to /dev/hda1 giving me SG_IO scsi access doesn't enforce
> partitioning.

But who needs SG_IO on partition devices?
Why not simply disallow it completely for non-root users?

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