Re: Chroot bug

From: David Newall
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 11:35:30 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
Marek's loading dynamic libraries, it seems clear that the prime purpose of chroot is to aid security. Being able to cd your way out is handy

Does it - I can't find any evidence for that.

It seems self-evident to me. What do you think is it prime purpose?

A root user can get out of a chroot a million different ways

One of those ways shouldn't be that chroot lets you out.
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