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Re: [Nmh-workers] setuid/setgid in nmh

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] setuid/setgid in nmh
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:57:02 -0500

>> And it is impossible for slocal to ever be used as the mail delivery
>> agent (the way procmail can be, or example) - so it gets run as root, but
>> told which user it is to deliver the mail for ?
>Good point:  I restored the setuid/setgid to slocal and added
>checks of the return values.

So, I missed this point the first time around.  slocal is designed to
be run from a .forward file, right?  At least that's the only example
given in the slocal man page.  Aren't all programs run from the forward
file run as user whom the forward file is owned by, rather than root?


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