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Re: [suse-security] what the hell is this?
  • From: "Dirk Schreiner" <Dirk.Schreiner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 19:23:23 +0200
  • Message-id: <4341690B.1010909@xxxxxxx>
Hi Bob,

Bob Vickers schrieb:
> Dear Dirk,
>
> This happened to me too (on SuSE 9.3) and I found that it appeared to be

oh that Version ;-(
Consider a update to 10.x. ;-)
Suse SCNR.

> caused by a bug in the SuSE-supplied /etc/logrotate.d/xinetd: it contained
> a wild-card entry so that rotated files got re-rotated.

Sounds like my guess.

>
> SuSE then released an updated package xinetd-2.3.13-45.2 which claimed to
> fix the problem, however it still looks bad to me.
>

Then you both _really_ should do a
tar -cvzf mailfile.tar.gz /etc/logrotate* ; mutt -a mailfile.tar.gz ....

Otherwise every additional answer only would be guessing.

Dirk

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