Subject Re: [firebird-support] security and local Linux users
Author Ian Barwick
On Sunday 15 August 2004 13:52, Helen Borrie wrote:
> At 11:41 AM 15/08/2004 +0200, you wrote:
Hi Helen

> >Sorry to keep bugging you on this.
> It's as well you did. The guy who builds the Superserver and is also
> reviewing the security model for Firebird 2 is Alex Peshkov. Alex doesn't
> watch this list. Can you re-post a "fresh" version of your posting (the
> one I'm answering now), NOT a forward, to the firebird-devel list. Be sure
> you mention the build numbers.
> Now, in your posting you don't say what kind of privs these non-root users
> have. It's my understanding that system users without root privs *can't*
> access database objects. If you're observing that they can then something
> is amiss, at least according to my understanding. I mostly use Classic and
> I've got some reinstalling to do on my superserver machine before I can
> check out your observations.
> When you repost to devel, be as clear as you can about the details.

Thanks for the reply. I've sent a post to the devel list.

Ian Barwick