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SubjectRe: [patch 8/8] allow unprivileged fuse mounts
On Fri, 20 Apr 2007 12:25:40 +0200 Miklos Szeredi <> wrote:

> Use FS_SAFE for "fuse" fs type, but not for "fuseblk".
> FUSE was designed from the beginning to be safe for unprivileged
> users. This has also been verified in practice over many years.

How does FUSE do this?

There are obvious cases like crafting a filesystem which has setuid executables
or world-writeable device nodes or whatever. I'm sure there are lots of other

Where is FUSE's implementation of all this protection described?
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