netfilter firewalling problems and solutions

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Mon Feb 23 04:50:21 PST 2004


On Mon, 23 Feb 2004 07:19:13 -0500
Archaic <archaic at indy.rr.com> wrote:

> 
> Agreed. Building as unpriv user is always sound advice.

Kinda hard to see why other than the possibility that your package might
inadvertently rm -rf / which is a hassle but no security hole.

if you install as root your machine is just as vulnerable as if you
built as root.

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