On Wed, 18 Nov 2009, Casey Dahlin wrote:
On 11/18/2009 02:10 PM, Seth Vidal wrote:
On Wed, 18 Nov 2009, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
2009/11/18 Casey Dahlin <cdahlin@xxxxxxxxxx>:
On 11/18/2009 01:22 PM, James Antill wrote:
3. Are there any attacks due to disk space used? Eg. If /var is lowÂ I
can probably install enough pkgs to make logging stop.
I'm betting there's still enough systems out there without enough
space in /usr for the entire package set.
That's kind of a silly exercise in what-ifs. The default anaconda
partition scheme is /boot, <swap>, and /. If someone wanted to fill up
the disk, they can just write to /tmp on a default install.
well - except for the 5% reserved for root :)
Which isn't safe from this since ultimately its root doing the install on the
unprivileged user's behalf.
which is why I said the user filling up /tmp couldn't fill up the whole
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