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Re: FIX: World-writeable files repair script

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: FIX: World-writeable files repair script
From: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2001 00:21:03 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Dean Brissinger <brissing@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <996855205.17555.32.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On 3 Aug 2001, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> On 03 Aug 2001 09:04:07 -0600, Dean Brissinger wrote:
> 
> > Is it safe to run the 2.4.3 kernel in general?
> 
> I won't pretend to be a security expert, but I think that as long as the
> umask is set at boot time the problem will be masked.

Does this kernel have the netfilter patch applied for the related ftp
sessions bug. which meant you could connect through the firewall if it
also had a ftp port to talk to.

This patch _is_ included in 2.4.4 and up.

Cheers
Seth


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