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Re: Server overriding; chroot


From: Pierre THIERRY
Subject: Re: Server overriding; chroot
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 20:13:02 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

Scribit address@hidden dies 19/03/2008 hora 17:04:
> The problem is that passive translators are started by the parent
> filesystem server to which they are attached, not by the process
> accessing the node; thus they get a "normal", non-chrooted port, and
> consequently have access to the whole filesystem tree.

The problem here is that authority is given instead of demonstrated. No
translator should receive a port from a priviledged server like the
parent FS server.

Would it be possible to somehow store a port or serialization thereof
when setting up a passive translator?

Curiously,
Pierre
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