Re: Chroot bug

From: Olivier Galibert
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 06:45:28 EST

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 07:57:38PM +0930, David Newall wrote:
> As has been said, there are thousands of ways to break out of a chroot.
> It's just that one of them should not be that chroot lets you walk out.

chroot does not allow you to walk out if you're in. It only allows
you to walk outside if you're *already* out. That's the way it is
defined. Those who want some kind of chroot for security reasons
should look at (BSD's ?) jail, and/or hypervisors.

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