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Re: bind9-chroot (was: questions on ITP)



also sprach Christian Kurz (on Tue, 25 Sep 2001 10:11:07AM +0200):
> But having a link from either the config-files in /etc/bind to $CHROOT
> or in the other direction, could be in my opinion a security risk. In my
> opinion there should be absolutely no link from $CHROOT to any file
> outside the chroot. So instead of creating a $CHROOT that contains
> everything without any link to the outside you want to decrease the
> security by having links from outside to inside? I don't agree with that
> and would instead suggestion to modify the documents stating that all
> config files should be in /etc to make a exception for $CHROOT.

please explain how a symlink /etc/bind -> /var/chroot/bind/etc
would be a security problem?

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