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Re: Mailbox vulnerable?



drwxrwxrwt root mail

It's because Fedora 1 has a different version of imap than
7.3.

Quoting Hongwei Li <hongwei morpheus wustl edu>:

> Thanks!  But my rh7.3 box has
>
> # ls -ld /var/spool/mail/
> drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Jun 28 08:00
> /var/spool/mail/
>
> but never shows any warning message.  Is it because rh7.3
> is too old?
>
> Also, should it be drwxrwxrwt or drwxrwxr-t? should it be
>
> drwxrwxrwt root mail
>
> or
>
> drwxrwxrwt root root?
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> > /var/spool/mail should have the following permissions:
> > drwxrwxrwt (it should have the sticky bit set).
> >
> > Quoting Hongwei Li <hongwei morpheus wustl edu>:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> We have a fc1 box.  We have he permissions setting as:
> >>
> >> # ls -ld /var/spool/mail
> >> drwxrwxr-x  2 root mail 4096 Jun 28 08:43
> /var/spool/mail
> >> # ls -ld /tmp
> >> drwxrwxrwt  11 root root 24576 Jun 28 08:43 /tmp
> >>
> >> The LogWatch always shows the warning:
> >>
> >> Mailbox vulnerable - directory /var/spool/mail must
> have
> >> 1777 protection
> >>
> >> When a regular user (except root) opens pine to read
> >> mails, he also sees
> >> this message at the very beninning for about 1 to 2
> >> seconds.  As I
> >> understand, the permission drwxrwxr-x is correct.
> What
> >> is wrong?  Do I
> >> need to change the permission on the mail directory?
> if
> >> yes, change it to
> >> what?
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
> >> Hongwei
> >>
> >>
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