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Re: /root/ drwxr-xr-x?

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Thomas -Balu- Walter wrote:

> # ls -lad /root/
> drwxr-xr-x    9 root     root         4096 Jul 31 18:25 /root/
> I wonder if /root/ shouldn't be accessible by root only per default? But
> in which package can I find this one? Should I make a bug-report or do
> you think this is normal? (It might be some kind of SuSE-remembrance
> from earlier days ;)

This is not the first time this comes up.

short version: /root 755 is no security risk and it wont get changed
               either. If you want, set it to 0700 on your box.
long version: search the list archives (both -user and -devel will have
              some hits I guess).

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