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cvs + xinetd setgid problem

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On Feb 24, 2004, at 2:44 PM, Dan Barrett wrote:

> On Tuesday 24 February 2004 14:02, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Why are you even trying to use 'pserver' for write operations?  That's
>> a security hole waiting to bit you in the rear.
> Even when it's bound to the loopback device on an iptable'd box with 
> NO open
> ports, sitting behind a separate firewall which also permits no inbound
> connection attempts?  I'm not overly worried.

In that case, why do you even need it running on a network device at 
all? If your running it entirely from a local machine, why don't you 
just run the local client? CVS can do that, right?

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