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mitigation for go applications
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Package mitigation provides the possibility to prevent damage caused by bugs
or exploits.


Techniques
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The package uses multiple techniques to mitigate damage:

	- privilege revocation: switch to an unprivileged user
	- chroot jail: restrict filesystem access
	- defined environment: reset all environment variables

Enables the ability to implement system-supported privilege seperation.


Installation
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To install and use the mitigation execute the following command:

	go get github.com/sarnowski/mitigation


Documentation
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Documentation is provided in the go way and is accessible through "godoc".
You will find explanation, requirements and examples.


License
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Copyright (c) 2012 Tobias Sarnowski <tobias@trustedco.de>

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any
purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above
copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES
WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR
ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN
ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF
OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
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