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Re: [suse-security] temporary files created by crontab -e
  • From: alex medvedev <alexm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 May 2000 11:24:38 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0005041122560.15715-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
hi,

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

-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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