'succesful' nsupdate of remote server not persistent across nameserver restart?

Matthew Pounsett matt at conundrum.com
Wed Apr 27 13:30:21 UTC 2016

On 27 April 2016 at 03:07, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:

> Matthew Pounsett <matt at conundrum.com> wrote:
> >
> > Privsep doesn't actually fix the same problem chroot does.   As I
> > understand it, privsep reduces the attack surface for remote execution
> > exploits by shuffling off privileged operations to a separate process,
> but
> > if that process isn't chrooted and it has a remote code execution flaw
> then
> > your entire system is opened up to attack.
> Actually it is normal for privsep processes to chroot themselves, usually
> to /var/empty - e.g.

Right, so "no chroot necessary" (which is what I was responding to) isn't
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