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Re: SSH / X11 auth: needless complexity -> security problems?
From: Casper Dik <Casper.Dik () Sun COM>
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2001 21:27:57 +0200
The problem isn't the authentication, it's the granularity of the
authorization that the filesystem affords. NFS leaves authorization
up to the client host (aka ``No File Security'').
NFS provides most any level of security you desire; not many vendors
implement NFS security, though. NFSv4 requires the implementation
of GSS_API (i.e., Kerberos V based) security in NFS.
Don't complain that NFS is insecure if it's just because you don't
want to invest the time to configure it properly.
nosymfollow Re: SSH allows deletion of other users files... Jan Grant (Jun 08)
- Re: SSH allows deletion of other users files..., (continued)