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From "Irina Boverman (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (QPID-7090) qpidd should not use root as user
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2016 15:17:40 GMT

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Irina Boverman commented on QPID-7090:
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Can you please tell me how did you start qpidd and what was the Ubuntu version?

> qpidd should not use root as user
> ---------------------------------
>
>                 Key: QPID-7090
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/QPID-7090
>             Project: Qpid
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: C++ Broker
>    Affects Versions: qpid-cpp-0.34
>         Environment: Debian/Ubuntu
>            Reporter: Morgan Lindqvist
>            Assignee: Ken Giusti
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: features, security
>
> When using the testing PPA on https://launchpad.net/~qpid to install qpidd the daemon
is executed using the user id and group id "root".
> The user id and group id that should be used is "qpidd".
> This will significantly reduce the risk the the daemon can be used to get root access
on the server.



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