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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 12:36:55 -0500
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On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 07:10:50PM +0200, Simon Matter wrote:
> Unfortunately the problem applies to all directories, but for example in /usr
> there are just a few files with wrong permissions because usually the problem
> applies to config files created at boot time. I tried to figure out which
> device files do not belong to an RPM and could also have wrong permissions. I
> guess this could be a difficult task because mode 644 is not always the
> solution there.

Does an `rpm --setperms -a` fix most of the wrong permissions?
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