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Re: Building domains as a lesser user (was Re: [Xen-devel] boot loaders for domain != 0)

Anthony Liguori wrote:

As an alternative, I was trying to see if there was a way do create a domain as a non-root user. Since root can set up the shared memory segments, it seems like the builder should be able to drop to a lesser user. It could even enter a chroot() so that the only potential attack vector is a syscall exploit (which are rare and well-known enough that that seems to be acceptable).

If we trust Linux to enforce security, we do not need Xen at all ;-)


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