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Forum OpenACS Q&A: Response to Bugtraq: Oracle security

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Posted by Tom Jackson on

I don't think a process can get out of the new root. According to Stevens' _Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment_, pg 692

"chroot can be executed only by the superuser, and once you change the root of a process, it (and all its decendants) can never get back to the original root."