INN under NetBSD
tron at NetBSD.org
Fri Jun 4 06:12:53 UTC 2004
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 04:59:29PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> I've patched this up in CVS (and added code to switch to the news user if
> the real or effective UID is root, just to keep from writing batch files
> as root).
Great. Thank you.
> > BTW: why has "rnews" to be setuid "news" at all? Shouldn't access to
> > the Unix domain socket be enough do its job?
> Having access to the Unix domain socket is sufficient; that's what this
> allows for.
tron at colwyn:~>ls -dl /var/news/run
drwxrwxr-x 2 news news 512 Jun 4 08:10 /var/news/run
tron at colwyn:~>ls -dl /var/news/run/nntpin
srwxrwxrwx 1 news news 0 Jun 2 14:22 /var/news/run/nntpin
It looks that access is unrestricted on my systeme anyway.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/
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