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SubjectRe: [PATCH] User chroot

On 27 Jun 2001, David Wagner wrote:
>
> Why is it useless? It sounds useful to me, on first glance. If I want
> to run a user-level network daemon I don't trust (for instance, fingerd),
> isolating it in a chroot area sounds pretty nice: If there is a buffer
> overrun in the daemon, you can get some protection [*] against the rest
> of your system being trashed. Am I missing something obvious?
>

if you don't mind running fingerd on a non-privleged (>1024) port.

-Tony
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