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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
1 > dedicated non-root account. May be we need to ask syslog-ng authors to
2 > implement the same scheme as in sysklogd?
4 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.
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Re: Re : [gentoo-security] Running app-admin/syslog-ng without rootprivileges Brad Plant <bplant@×××××××××××.au>