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Re: [suse-security] temporary files created by crontab -e
  • From: "Petri Sirkkala." <petes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 13:02:41 +0300 (EEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10005051302120.20544-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On Thu, 4 May 2000, alex medvedev wrote:

> hi,
>
> i think he meant the "t" bit (link bit [?] ) :)

You are of course right. Silly, blind me. :)

-Pete


>
> -alexm
>
> On Thu, 4 May 2000, Petri Sirkkala. wrote:
> >
> > > behavior can easily be used to do a DoS since the /tmp directory has the
> > > sticky-Bit set.
> >
> > What? No sticky bits are set at my installation. That would be a major
> > mistake allowing others to make files belonging to root:root. Just think
> > what these files could do, if made setuid too? You should doublecheck
> > your system, if someone has somehow made your tmp setgid- or setuid
> > something.
> >
> > -Pete
>
>
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