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Re: Security, audits and pserver

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: Security, audits and pserver
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 08:21:16 -0800

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>--- Paul Sander <address@hidden> wrote:
>> A chroot environment is only good at containing
>> what's inside it.  It
>> does not prevent access to the chroot environment
>> from outside.

>I see.  I guess it's obvious that the repository would
>have to be within the chroot'ed environment meaning
>that such an environment wouldn't help in preventing
>users from directly accessing the archive files.  Is
>this right?

This is correct, provided the users (or other services) aren't
confined to their own (non-overlapping) chroot environments.

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