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Bug#117996: wnpp: ITP: chrootuid

Package: wnpp
Version: N/A

Available at www.porcupine.org

Chrootuid makes it easy to run a network service at low privilege
level and with restricted file system access.  In the past I used
this program to run the gopher and www (world-wide web) network
daemons in a restricted environment:  the daemons have access only
to their own directory tree, and run under a low-privileged userid.
Nowadays I also use it for proxy servers.  The arrangement greatly
reduces the impact of possible loopholes in network software.

License info:
 As of July 25, 2001, the text below constitutes the chrootuid license.

  * Copyright 2001 by Wietse Venema.  All rights reserved.  Some individual
  * files may be covered by other copyrights.
  * This material was originally written and compiled by Wietse Venema at
  * Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 1990, 1991, 1992,
  * 1993, 1994 and 1995.
  * Later versions are maintained by Wietse Venema at IBM T.J. Watson Research,
  * Hawthorne, USA, in 2001.
  * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
  * modification, are permitted provided that this entire copyright notice is
  * duplicated in all such copies.
  * This software is provided "as is" and without any expressed or implied
  * warranties, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of
  * merchantibility and fitness for any particular purpose.

-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel Version: Linux avalon 2.4.10 #1 sáb sep 29 19:13:19 CEST 2001 i686 unknown

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