Re: UID/GID mapping system

From: Søren Hansen
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 10:03:13 EST

fre, 2004-03-12 kl. 14:52 skrev Jesse Pollard:
> > Let's just for a second assume that I'm the slow one here. Why is the
> > world a less secure place after this system is incorporated into the
> > kernel?
> Because a rogue client will have access to every uid on the server.

As opposed to now when a rogue client is very well contained?

> Mapping provides a shield to protect the server.

A mapping system could provide extra security if implemented on the
server. That's true. This is, however, not what I'm trying to do. This
system is NOT a security related one (it doesn't increase nor decrease
security), but rather a convenience related one.

Salu2, Søren.

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