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SubjectRe: Disallowing user access to "listening" ports.

>
> > I apologize advance for my extreme lack of knowledge in linux development
> > of any kind. I am only presuming to post to this list under the advice of
> > a friend.
> >
> > I want to make it impossible for daemons to be started under any UID
> > that is greater than 100, except for UID 65534.
> >
> > Some suggested that I make a patch for my kernel that would do something
> > such as:
> >
> > if UID > 100 and UID != 65534
> > then "do not open socket"
>
> ... which means that your lusers will be unable to use email, news, FTP
> *and* HTTP (i.e. no web for them). Is that *really* the thing you want?
>

no..her problem is she wants to stop users >100 && !=65534 from BINDING to
ports, not connecting to them.

-Tony
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Anthony J. Biacco Network Administrator/Engineer
admin@intergrafix.net Intergrafix Internet Services

"The best way to predict the future, is to invent it."
http://cygnus.ncohafmuta.com http://www.intergrafix.net
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