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Re: [suse-security] mouse permissions
  • From: Klaus Franken <kfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 07:05:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <20000327070553.A17032@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, Mar 26, 2000 at 03:59:20PM +0200, Peter Münster wrote:
>
> Hello,
> on SuSE 5.3 /dev/psaux (PS2-mouse) was read and write for all users, now
> (with SuSE >= 6.2) it's read only (perms = 664). Is there any risk, to
> enable write permissions again on this device? (quake needs it! ;)

Did you ever try a 'cat /boot/vmlinuz > /dev/mouse' ? ;-)
(But save your X-Session ...)

BTW: PAM should set the ownership to the logged in user.
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Klaus Franken, mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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