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Re: [suse-security] fyi my 6.3 gives 0600 Re: [suse-security] sendmail
  • From: Randy Suess <randy@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2000 19:18:49 -0500
  • Message-id: <20000805191849.A26122@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > 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.
> >
>
> Randy, I have 6.3. All the files in /var/spool/mail are mode 0600.
> I prefer not to have 0640 and I have no problems with the setup.
>

Man web-based mailers, generaly perl or php3, need to
be either suid root or, as it used to be, sgid mail.
Neomail works fine with redhat/mandrake, as the mail
files are 640. It used to work with suse, but not
with the current version.

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