[erlang-questions] Is there a way to change the privileges of a working program?
Thu Jun 25 02:28:02 CEST 2009
Claes Wikstrom a écrit :
> Sergey Samokhin wrote:
>> Often we have to run some kinds of our erlang programs with root
>> privileges, e.g. to allow them to bind a system port (< 1024). It is
>> quite dangerous, because once your web-server has been hacked by a bad
>> guy, the whole system can be affected. I was very impressed to know
>> that some servers drop root priveleges right after port binding.
>> Is there a way which will help me to change the privileges of a
>> running program to the minimum after a system port has been bound?
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Another possible solution on Linux would be to use capabilities
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