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FS#28704 - [ntp] run as non-root user

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by orbisvicis (orbisvicis) - Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 17:14 GMT
Last edited by Gaetan Bisson (vesath) - Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 01:31 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Gaetan Bisson (vesath)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
Self-explanatory. The details are at https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Network_Time_Protocol_daemon#Running_as_non-root_user. I feel that as Arch already builds ntp with "-enable-linux-caps" this would be a good security enhancement.

Additional info:
* package version(s)
local/ntp 4.2.6.p5-3
This task depends upon

Closed by  Gaetan Bisson (vesath)
Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 01:31 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  ntp-4.2.6.p5-4 in [extra]

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