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Redhat 7.0 xinet/tftpd/bootpd with RTEMS - works
- Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 13:56:45 -0800
- From: aaron at frye.com (Aaron J. Grier)
- Subject: Redhat 7.0 xinet/tftpd/bootpd with RTEMS - works
On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 08:56:58AM -0600, Eric Norum wrote:
> The fix is simple -- make /usr/sbin/in.tftpd setuid-root.
> I had a look at the TFTP daemon source. The daemon is designed to
> operate setuid-root. It relinquishes root privileges as soon as the
> chroot has been done.
an alternative to setuid is to change the user in.tftpd is run as in
inetd.conf... (or whatever it's called in redhat 7.)
Aaron J. Grier | Frye Electronics, Tigard, OR | aaron at frye.com