If I created a folder
/tmp/me with permissions
700, and started a process under
me that starts a listen socket under
- I currently assume that a connection to that socket originated from a process that is running on the very same server (malicious or otherwise), and was not a connection from another server (unless through one of the processes).
- Can I also assume that the only users who can access that socket are
I am asking about Solaris in particular.
Note: I'm aware that setting permissions on the
socket file itself is not effective on various Operating Systems. That is why I chose to contain the
socket file within a directory