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Re: [gNewSense-users] Non-root chroot and PAM

From: Stayvoid
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Non-root chroot and PAM
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2012 21:11:50 +0400

> If the intruder could chroot, he would have access to that file system anyway.
Are you sure about this?

You'll get a root access if you try to chroot from another system. I
thought that option in access.conf will help to restrict this

> You need root privileges to chroot.
Just to be clear. I was talking about the following:
Bad guy cracks my password and installs another distro on a different disk.
Then it tries to chroot into my system.
Yes, he has a root on a new system, but I don't want to give him a
root access to the current system. But I want to be able to chroot
from another system (like he did) and to get user privileges on the
Is it possible?

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