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Bug#524565: clamav-unofficial-sigs

On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 14:18 +0200, Micha Lenk wrote:

> Did you try to run the script clamav-unofficial-sigs with a different
> user than root? I believe this would be a benefit regarding security. As
> far as I have found out the script should run just fine as a
> non-privileged user if the files it needs to write in /var/lib/clamav/
> are owned by the same user running the script.

I haven't tried yet, but I agree it is a good idea. I guess I'd have to
run it as the clamav user since that is the owner of /var/lib/clamav/.
I've modified the permissions and cron job on my laptop to test it out
and will upload a fixed version to NEW & people.d.o if it works OK.



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