Re: [PATCH] User chroot

From: David Wagner (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 12:42:55 EST

Jesse Pollard wrote:
>2. Any penetration is limited to what the user can access.

Sure, but in practice, this is not a limit at all.

Once a malicious party gains access to any account on your
system (root or non-root), you might as well give up, on all
but the most painstakingly careful configurations. That's why
chroot is potentially valuable.
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