Re: Another minor security query...
> Date: Wed, 6 Apr 94 09:52 PDT
> From: email@example.com (Pat Mackinlay)
> I'm not sure if it's a local problem or not, but my (pretty standard)
> Debian 0.91 system (or elm, to be more precise) keeps changing the gid
> of my mailbox files to the default gid of the user, rather than to gid
> "mail". This *is* a security hole, as the permissions are 660. Is this
> another elm bug?
> Yes. This is because /var/spool/mail should have the setgid bit set
> and be owned by root.mail; try `chmod 3777 /var/spool/mail ; chown
> root.mail /var/spool/mail'. It was incorrect in 0.91.
Or just mount your fs with BSD semantics :-)
> Ian Murdock <firstname.lastname@example.org>