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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
|Name=userv
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|Name=GNU userv
|Short description=Security boundary tool
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|Short description=Security boundary tool.
|Full description=Userv allows one program to invoke another when only limited trust exists between them. It is a tool which can be used to avoid having to give other system services root privileges, and which allows users to more securely have programs provide services to others. Userv can be useful as 'glue' for system administrators as well as application authors; there are a few userv-using utilities/examples in the associated userv-utils package.
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|Full description='''userv''' allows one program to invoke another when only limited trust exists between them. It is a tool which can be used to avoid having to give other system services root privileges, and which allows users to more securely have programs provide services to others. userv can be useful as 'glue' for system administrators as well as application authors there are a few userv-using utilities/examples in the associated userv-utils package.
|User level=none
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/userv/
|Status=Live
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|Is High Priority Project=No
|Component programs=
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|Documentation note=https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~ian/userv/spec.html
|Homepage URL=http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~ian/userv/
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|VCS checkout command=
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=User's guide available from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~ian/userv/spec.html/ch-notes.html
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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----
|Related projects=
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----
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
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----
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----
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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----
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=gnustandards
 
|Keywords=security,development,administration,configuration,installation,userv,boundary
 
|Keywords=security,development,administration,configuration,installation,userv,boundary
|Is GNU=y
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|Version identifier=1.2.0
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2017/01/23
|Last review date=2005-05-11
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/userv/userv-1.2.0.tar.gz.sig
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2019/01/06
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
|Version identifier=1.0.1
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|User level=advanced
|Version date=2000-07-27
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
|Version status=stable
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
|Version download=http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~ian/userv/userv.tar.gz
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/userv/userv-1.2.0.tar.gz.sig.sig
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|Test entry=No
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=userv
 
|License verified date=2001-02-01
 
|License verified date=2001-02-01
|Version comment=1.0.1 stable released 2000-07-27
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Bendikker
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|License verified date=2018/06/07
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Ian Jackson
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Ian Jackson
 
 
|Email=ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk
 
|Email=ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk
|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Peter Benie
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=pjb1008@cam.ac.uk
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/userv
|Resource URL=http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/ucgi/~ijackson/cvsweb/userv/
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Help
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/userv/
|Resource URL=mailto:userv-annouce@chiark.greenend.org.uk
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/userv-discuss/
|Resource URL=mailto:userv-bugreports@chiark.greenend.org.uk
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
|Resource URL=mailto:userv-discuss@chiak.greenend.org.uk
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/userv/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=ftp://ftp.chiark.greenend.org.uk/users/ian/userv/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=General
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
 
|Security=system
 
|Security=system
 
|Use=security
 
|Use=security
}}
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-02-01
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
 
|Prerequisite description=md5sum
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
|Prerequisite description=GNU m4
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|Prerequisite description=[[m4|GNU M4]]
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
|Prerequisite description=make
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|Prerequisite description=[[make]]
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
|Prerequisite description=flex
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|Prerequisite description=[[flex]]
 
}}
 
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Latest revision as of 04:07, 6 January 2019


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GNU userv

https://www.gnu.org/software/userv/
Security boundary tool.

userv allows one program to invoke another when only limited trust exists between them. It is a tool which can be used to avoid having to give other system services root privileges, and which allows users to more securely have programs provide services to others. userv can be useful as 'glue' for system administrators as well as application authors there are a few userv-using utilities/examples in the associated userv-utils package.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

7 June 2018




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ian Jackson Maintainer
Peter Benie Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Downloadftp://ftp.chiark.greenend.org.uk/users/ian/userv/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/userv/
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/userv
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/userv/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Mailing Listhttps://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/userv-discuss/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildmake
Required to buildGNU M4
Required to buildflex




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"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Savannah (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.























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