Re: security thing
- From: Steve Ackman <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 14:00:58 -0400
In <egkpo0$2h3c$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, on Thu, 12 Oct 2006 10:09:51 +0300,
Sybren Stuvel wrote:
PTM: You are right, if this kind of interaction is made thru the tools
which are in use today. Still I think that the user should see only her
_own_ data and data, which she has rights to. As an example: is there
any reason, why she should see the smb.conf. She needs the SMB
connection, but by reading smb.conf she gets a lot of information about
the setup of the computer.
$ cat /etc/nsmb.conf
cat: /etc/nsmb.conf: Permission denied
If you don't like the way your distribution is setup,
simply change it to the way you do want it.
In certain circumtances even the names and addressess of the users are
Having defaults as they are in Unix and M$Windows nowadays doesn't mean,
that they are in the optimum.
The above command is issued on a FreeBSD machine.
(I have no nsmb.conf on either of the Linux machines)
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