SUID to cdrecord and cdrdao

Alan Cox alan at
Tue May 22 12:18:59 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 01:11:00PM +0200, Adam Tkac wrote:
> I did some quick think about SUID bits to /usr/bin/cdrecord (wodim) and 
> /usr/bin/cdrdao . I'm using k3b for burning and it always write warnings 
> like cdrecord will be run with root privileges. What do you think about 
> it? Could it cause some security issues or something bad?

It's completely unneccessary on typical modern computer systems. Ignore the
warnings they really only apply on ancient slow systems. (486 etc)


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