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Be Aware of implemication
Authored by: datasmid on Jun 07, '01 04:39:33PM

Running identd means that remote sites will be able to know
the userid of socket owners. So if you let a server listen()
over tcp/ip a hacker running f.i. nmap can know that you have
root-owned servers which he can address...


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Be Aware of implemication
Authored by: prefect on Mar 12, '03 05:47:32AM

If you run daemons as root without chrooting it, you ask for trouble anyways. ยด:)

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