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SSH privacy issue

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hedgehog, Nov 13, 2001.

  1. hedgehog

    hedgehog Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2001
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    Hi all,
    Just logged into SSH using a user\'s username and password and found out that I was able to browse beyond his realm.

    First I typed \'cd /\' and then \'ls\' and for the list of the files on the \'/\' in the server.

    Then I pushed it further and went to another customer\'s directory \' cd /home/other_user/public_html\' and then did an \'ls\' and got the other user\'s files.

    I was even allowed to do a \'cat filename\' on his account.

    Is this normal?

    I am a newbie but I remember using a telnet account before purchasing my server and not being allowed to go beyond \'/home/my_space/\'

    Is there a way to limit access?

    Feel pretty concerned about my users privacy.

    I would really appreciate any assistance regarding this.


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