kio-admin in kdereview

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Thu Oct 13 21:32:31 BST 2022

El dijous, 13 d’octubre de 2022, a les 1:03:53 (CEST), Harald Sitter va 
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2022 at 12:46 AM Albert Astals Cid <aacid at> wrote:
> > Did I misunderstood the code? It looks like this run all of kio with root
> > powers?
> That is correct

That feels like a reasonably big no no with my security hat.

I'm relatively sure we have not audited all of KIO and it's dependencies to be 
"running as root"-safe.

What's the use case of this against the kauth support in file_unix.cpp ?


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