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Re: [suse-security] permissions
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 11:12:44 -0800
  • Message-id: <20020302191244.GE345@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Christian Lox (lox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) [020302 09:57]:
> jsut wondering about the permissions in i.e. /sbin and /etc/init.d
>
> I found a lot (in /sbin nearly all) programs do have 755 and
> root.root
> The permission in rc.config are set to PERMISSION_SECURITY="secure
> local"
> Stumbled over this on a RH system but SuSE seems not to do better.
> Or is this considered harmless?

That's your decison but set PERMISSION_SECURITY="paranoid local" and
run SuSEconfig to make this much more restrictive. Of course, you
can set whatever you want in /etc/permissions.local as well.

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-ckm

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