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Date:      Tue, 15 Sep 2020 20:27:46 -0500
From:      Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Marwan Sultan <dead_line@hotmail.com>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: partitioning server with 2 hard drives
Message-ID:  <85AD0AAF-37AE-42C9-BD62-B65398A3A107@kicp.uchicago.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20200916002606.52725f1d.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <MWHPR06MB32479D288A8D10AD73FC6A329A200@MWHPR06MB3247.namprd06.prod.outlook.com> <20200916002606.52725f1d.freebsd@edvax.de>

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> On Sep 15, 2020, at 5:26 PM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
>=20
>=20
> For /tmp, as well as any partition where user-controlled files can
> be placed, it has been correctly suggested to use specific mount
> options such as "noexec" and "nosuid"

When I joined this advise I forgot one case that bit me in the past when =
I made /tmp =E2=80=9Cnoexec=E2=80=9D. Open Office (by Sun Microsystems). =
That beast (java based, BTW) when user starts it was creating executable =
for that specific user in /tmp, then started that executable. With all =
due respect to Sun and all good they have done/made, that was what =
really set me off. I do not know if Libre Office does similar thing =
though=E2=80=A6

Valeri

> . You can immediately see the
> advantage of such per-partition settings. ;-)
>=20
>=20
> --=20
> Polytropon
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