Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Jan 2006 16:04 UTC, submitted by Falko Timme
Privacy, Security, Encryption "This tutorial describes how to install and configure OpenSSH so that it will allow chrooted sessions for users. With this setup, you can give your users shell access without having to fear that they can see your whole system. Your users will be jailed in a specific directory which they will not be able to break out of."
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Is it secure?
by Ford Prefect on Sun 29th Jan 2006 19:12 UTC
Ford Prefect
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2006-01-16

I read on the net that "chroot" is never a real secure way to jail someone in. With some C-skills one should be able to break out a chroot environment in every situation. The most simple ways to do this are easy to prevail, though.

Does anyone know more on this topic?

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