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Re: [suse-security] KDE wrong file permissions (was: SUSE Security Announcement: sane (SuSE-SA:2003:046))
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 09:01:52 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0311190854280.10568-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Bastian Friedrich wrote:

> On Tuesday 18 November 2003 21:52, Thomas Biege wrote:
> > By running SuSEconfig the permission script is run after the kde
> > script, so everything is fine.
>
> So you call it "fine" to leave a race condition?

Please don't make a mountain out of a molehill.

You are clever enough to not run KDE on a system with
muliple (untrusted) users, or even use KDE to work as root.

You are free to modify your system for your needs.

Bye,
Thomas
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