[lug] Firefox chroot
hugh at math.byu.edu
Mon Feb 26 22:16:01 MST 2007
Daniel Webb wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 07:23:44AM -0600, Hugh Brown wrote:
>> Another approach is to run Firefox with the NoScript extension. It
> Well, that's an idea, but quite a lot of sites are designed by know-nothing
> several of those sites are critical to me professionally right now.
> What I'm wondering is: does my idea of putting a minimal distro with Firefox
> in a chroot accomplish the goal of preventing an attacker from viewing or
> changing stuff in my home directories? Or does the X connection compromise
> what I'm doing? I don't understand enough about how X works at the low level
> to answer that for myself.
I don't know either. another approach would be to run the browser in a VM.
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