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Re: sa-exim: What user does spamassassin run as?

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 08:04:22AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 07:55:55AM -0700, Steve C. Lamb wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 01:21:58AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > > Does sa-exim suid to the user recieving the mail when it runs?
> >     AFAIK, no.
> Hmm...you'd think this would be obvious to impliment...I wonder how to
> make it do so...

    Well, if my basic understanding of Exim is correct Exim drops root
privledges when it isn't needed.  Without root priveledges sa-exim would be
starting from mail.  As such wouldn't it be kinda hard to get from mail to any
user account since, AFAIK, only root can do that?

         Steve C. Lamb         | I'm your priest, I'm your shrink, I'm your
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