Re: user can delete kernel images
In article <Pine.SOL.3.96.980612175340.3050Bfirstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
: Something very strange has happened to my system. I have my kernels in
: /boot (the usual setup ) with permission 644. I have never touched that
: after they are created by the kernel-package. I am doing some experiments
: concerning security. So I tried as a user with no root privileges and no
: root group privileges to delete the files /boot/vmlinuz.2.0.0 and
: /boot/vmlinuz.2.0.27 I was asked whether 644 should be overrided I said
: yes and it removed the files !!!! Why ?? This is of no immediate risk
: since I have several more kernels which I use but this is scary. Can
: anayone explain this ??
What are the permissions of the directory /boot?
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