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Re: umask for init

Dan Christensen <jdc@uwo.ca> writes:

> I read that certain kernel versions don't set the umask for init
> correctly (2.4.6 is one of them, I think). Does anyone know if a Debian
> system is susceptible to this problem, and if so, which files may have
> been created world-writable?

I think 2.4.6 was one of them; amongst other things, check any files
created/touched/downloaded by cron. I've grown a load of perm-666 files in
/var/cache/apt/archives/ as a result of a daily dist-upgrade download
scheduled for 2am with cron.

Otherwise, erm, `man find`?

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