Mail vulnerable

Ferry Boor ferry at
Fri Nov 28 04:11:29 UTC 2003

Hi guys,

I just install fedora everything running smooth. however when I peek on 
my /var/log/maillog
there was a line says

Nov 22 21:02:20 Cheyenne ipop3d [774]: Mailbox vulnerable - directory 
/var/spool/mail must have 1777 protection
how do I get rid of this error message?

here is the permissions/ownership on /var/spool/mail

drwxrwxr-x 2 root mail 4096 Nov 25 11:01 mail

and all users have -rw-rw----
root has -rw-------

I install fedora on 2 machines and both have the same problem.

I can send or receiving email with no problem.
Thanks in advance!

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