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Re: possible security flaw in screen 3.9.5-9



On Sat, Sep 09, 2000 at 02:56:02AM +0000, Jim Breton wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 09, 2000 at 01:47:55PM +1100, CaT wrote:
> > > > Still, why does /var/lib/texmf/* need to be publically writeable?
> > > 
> > > design flaws in tetex.  see the BTS for a long discussion about it.
> 
> Which packages adds these world-writable dirs/files?  My system is not
> set up this way:
> 
> $ l /var/lib/texmf/
> total 114
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root        67051 Apr 17 11:07 ls-R
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root        43552 Mar  5  2000 lsR12124.tmp
> drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         3072 Apr 17 11:07 web2c

s/lib/spool/

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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