RedHat — security? What’s that?

My friend mdl came across this gold mine of a bug report over at RedHat’s bug repository. Here are some of the comments from RedHat developers which myself and others found pristine:

“It’s not insecure. We’ve had the mechanism checked.”

“I don’t particularly care how UNIX has always worked.”

“Of course he should. It’s been this way for years for console users e.g. [non-root users] mounting storage devices.”

This concept amazes me. Comment #126 in the bug is pretty awesome too — worst workaround I’ve ever heard of. What planet are these developers from?