'cvsd' is a configurable chroot/suid wrapper for running a CVS pserver more securely. The hope is that cvsd will allow people to run remotely accessible CVS repositories more securely. The distribution includes a script for setting up the chroot'd environment and user/group. It works by running 'cvs pserver' under a special uid/gid ina chroot jail. The authors notes, however, that for authentication the user should consider using SSh as a secure authentication mechanism and transport, because passwords in 'cvs pserver' are transmitted in plain text and 'cvsd' does not change that.
DocumentationUser README and man pages included in the distribution
released on 2 June 2012
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2||Janet Casey||8 November 2001|
Leaders and contributors
|Arthur de Jong||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
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