Prevent symbolic links in pure-ftp!

Dick Hoogendijk dick at
Mon Sep 27 19:10:37 UTC 2010

  On 27-9-2010 21:07, Joshua Isom wrote:
> On 9/27/2010 12:00 PM, Phan Quoc Hien wrote:
>> hi!
>> How to prevent symbolic links in pure-ftp for security issuse?
>> User can access outsite chroot by create symlink: ln -s / abc =>  and 
>> user
>>> can change dir to /
>> Anyone can solve this problem?
Have you read the manual for pure-ftpd? Symbolic link following can be 
turned off completely if you so wish, but I do not want to do your 
homework. Sorry.

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