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From: varagnat@××××××.fr
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re : [gentoo-security] Running app-admin/syslog-ng without rootprivileges
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 12:06:18
Message-Id: 26a5d509b4.437b2beb@bertin.fr
> dedicated non-root account. May be we need to ask syslog-ng authors to > implement the same scheme as in sysklogd?
Or syslog-ng could have root permissions just for opening /proc/kmsg and then leave its rights when switching to normal user. But by saying that I make some assumptions on how /proc/kmsg works and how it must be used. Les informations contenues dans ce message électronique peuvent être de nature confidentielle et soumises à une obligation de secret. Elles sont destinées à l'usage exclusif du réel destinataire. Si vous n'êtes pas le réel destinataire ou si vous recevez ce message par erreur, merci de nous le notifier immédiatement en le retournant à l'adresse de son émetteur. The information contained in this e-mail may be privileged and confidential. It is intended for the exclusive use of the designated recipients named above. If you are not the intended recipient or if you receive this e-mail in error, please notify us immediatly and return the original message at the address of the sender. -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list

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Re: Re : [gentoo-security] Running app-admin/syslog-ng without rootprivileges Brad Plant <bplant@×××××××××××.au>