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Re: Insecure world writable files from XFS 1.0.1 ISO installer

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Subject: Re: Insecure world writable files from XFS 1.0.1 ISO installer
From: Nathan Straz <nstraz@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 10:14:29 -0500
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On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 04:39:50PM +0200, Simon Matter wrote:
> So this means that intalling with the 1.0 installer and upgrading to
> 1.0.1 is secure but installing with the 1.0.1 installer will create a
> system with open doors.

You list of files indicates that the house is probably still locked, but
once you're in the house, some of the rooms that should be locked,
aren't.  That doesn't make it any less of an unpleasant surprise.  

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Nate Straz                                              nstraz@xxxxxxx
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