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Re: [suse-security] sendmail
  • From: Thomas Forbriger <thof@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000 11:51:45 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10008061150090.495-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 5 Aug 2000, Randy Suess wrote:

> Is there are reason 6.4's sendmail/procmail creates the user mail
> files mode 600? I have a number of programs that expects it to
> be 640 group-id mail. I am pretty sure earlier 6.x's did it the old way.
No. I'm running SuSE 6.1 and all mail folders are mode 600 by default.

Why should anybody in your group be allowed to read your e-mail by DEFAULT?

Cheers,
Thomas

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