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Re: Insecure world writable files from XFS 1.0.1 ISO installer

To: Nathan Straz <nstraz@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Insecure world writable files from XFS 1.0.1 ISO installer
From: Simon Matter <Simon.Matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 20:41:31 +0200
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Nathan Straz schrieb:

> 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?

The affected files are not installed from an RPM packet so rpm will most likely
not help us.

>
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