Bug#620458: base-files: Please make /var/run world-writable and sticky, like /var/lock and /tmp
reassign 620458 general
On Fri, 1 Apr 2011, Josh Triplett wrote:
> Package: base-files
> Version: 6.1
> Severity: wishlist
> /tmp and /var/lock currently allow writes by anyone, with the sticky bit
> set to only allow removal by the owner. Please consider doing the same
> for /var/run. That would allow daemons run as non-root users (including
> those run as part of user sessions) to put their sockets in /var/run.
I will be happy to change the default permissions once that every
program is modified to support both 755 and 1777 permissions.
But until then, this is *hardly* a bug in base-files (as I can't fix it)
but a general bug, as it affects a large number of packages, hence the