Tool and Usage
Subuser is a tool that allows commands to be executed with restrictions. It works on Linux and can increase security by lowering access levels.
Why this tool?
A tool like subuser can useful to test software from untrusted sources.
How it works
Subuser works together with Docker. Docker will provide the isolated environment while subuser will give access to the related resources. This way a particular program can only access those resources that it is allowed to access. The result is slightly similar how Android permissions work.
Usage and audience
This tool is categorized as a application privilege restriction tool.
subuser is commonly used for software testing. Target users for this tool are general public.
- + More than 10 contributors
- + More than 500 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Author and Maintainers
Subuser is under development by Timothy Hobbs.
Support operating systems
Subuser is known to work on Linux.