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Re: CVS server patch?


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: CVS server patch?
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2003 12:42:04 -0500
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address@hidden wrote:

Derek,

I created a patch against ccvs 1.11.5 to permit a cvs password file to use system auth for real local users but still setuid for repository access. This means that I can have passwd entries like...
foo:+:cvsuser
and user "foo" will still authenticate with the local system but run as cvsuser after authenitcation.

  Would this be of use to anyone but me?


Why not just let the executable run as the user in system auth mode? If someone has the user's password, couldn't they get a shell account anyhow?

Derek

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