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Re: The permissions of the apache2 log dir

On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Titanus Eramius <titanus@aptget.dk> wrote:
> Hi list
> Last week i ran into the very restrictive folder permissions of the
> apache2 log dir. They where "drwxr-x--- root adm" but I changed them
> to "rwxr-xr-x root adm" so a unprivileged user may opdate webalizer[1]
> at night.
> That got me thinking (which I generally don't like...), does anyone
> know why the permissions are so strict, and is there a risk in the
> change I've made beside that everybody now may read the logs?
> The answer seems to elude me.

The answer eludes you because... that's it!  There's no other risk to
what you've done.  That said, I went the other way and stuck my user
account in the adm group so I could read logs.


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