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Re: [SLE] vsftpd and symlinks to directory
  • From: Jon Clausen <dsl23212@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 10:03:47 +0200
  • Message-id: <20021001080347.GD1586@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 01:57:18PM +0800, Verdi March wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Yes. The target of my symlink is a fat32 partition.
> The permissions I set upon mount is root:users, writtable
> by all under group "users". My anonymous user is "ftp",
> under group "daemon,users".
>
> I just verified this with a non-anonymous user. I created
> a symlink in this non-anonymous' home directory
> to the fat32 partition.
> On the shell, I can access this fat32 partition (read,
> write). Through ftp, I cannot change into this directory.

Completely unresearched thoughts:

IINM the above is by design (?) It would make some kind of sense (to me
anyway) that ftp dissallows following symlinks...

How about maybe chroot'ing your anonymous user to the partition?

HTH

Jon Clausen

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