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Re: Insecure world writable files from XFS 1.0.1 ISO installer

To: Simon Matter <Simon.Matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Insecure world writable files from XFS 1.0.1 ISO installer
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 12:30:46 -0500
Cc: Dean Brissinger <brissing@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: Message from Simon Matter <Simon.Matter@ch.sauter-bc.com> of "Thu, 02 Aug 2001 19:10:50 +0200." <3B69899A.C4E7B099@ch.sauter-bc.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> 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.
> 

We are working on a list of the effected files, and extracting the correct
permissions, the end result will hopefully be a fixup script.

Steve



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