[richard at reika.demon.co.uk: Re: Directory permissions]

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at itreff.de
Wed Dec 6 07:30:45 PST 2000


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> From: richard at reika.demon.co.uk
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> Subject: Re: Directory permissions
> Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 11:14:55 +0000
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[Permissions of LFS-dirs and files]
> If you leave you linux kernel header files with the default owner or group,
> and someone malicious has access to that owner or group, they can insert a
> trojan into anything that is later compiled with those headers. The same
> sort of problem can occure with qt.
> 
> Richard

We should discuss and think about that here, I think. Perhaps it is
worth to be mentioned in the book, eh?

    Ba-not.canadian-lu





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