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[taler-docs] 01/02: add subsection "Socket permission details"

From: gnunet
Subject: [taler-docs] 01/02: add subsection "Socket permission details"
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 06:27:04 +0100

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commit 02a00c78cfae37e18c613d606ef24b92df927dc3
Author: Thien-Thi Nguyen <>
AuthorDate: Mon Jan 11 00:18:27 2021 -0500

    add subsection "Socket permission details"
    This reflects the result of an email discussion between FD and CG.
 design-documents/010-exchange-helpers.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/design-documents/010-exchange-helpers.rst 
index a299948..a304d8e 100644
--- a/design-documents/010-exchange-helpers.rst
+++ b/design-documents/010-exchange-helpers.rst
@@ -42,6 +42,12 @@ running under a different user ID (UID), creating in effect 
a software
 security module.  The exchange's HTTP process will be required to interact
 with those helpers via a UNIX domain socket.
+Socket permission details:
+* The socket will be chmod 0620 (u+rw, g+w) regardless of umask.
+* That the group is the same group of the crypto helpers must
+  still be ensured by the operator.
 General design details:
 * The helpers will process requests from the exchange to sign and revoke keys.

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