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From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
To: Kyle Moffett <mrmacman_g4@mac.com>
Cc: Jon Lewis <jlewis@lewis.org>,
	Perego Paolo Franco <p.perego@reply.it>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Hadmut Danisch <hadmut@danisch.de>,
	torvalds@osdl.org
Subject: Re: Linux kernel source archive vulnerable
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 07:27:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20060912052729.GF541@1wt.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8E63F0FB-DDD3-41D4-AFA7-88E66D0E9C8D@mac.com>

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 01:06:37AM -0400, Kyle Moffett wrote:
> On Sep 11, 2006, at 14:29:58, Jon Lewis wrote:
> >On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, Perego Paolo Franco wrote:
> >
> >>Anyway just few considerations:
> >>2) a good sysadmin is aware that /usr/src is NOT supposed to be  
> >>world writable
> >
> >For some reason (bug in how they're being checked out of git, I  
> >assume), the latest kernel source tar files have all files and  
> >directories world writable.  This is not how it's been in the past  
> >and is not how it should be.
> 
> -ENOBUG
> 
> Please see these threads and quit bringing up this topic like crazy:
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=113304241100330&w=2
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=114635639325551&w=2

BTW, since git 1.4.2, it's possible to specify "umask=022" in the [tar]
section of the repo config to bring back the old behaviour. Maybe it
would be a good idea to use it on Linus' side to make everyone happy ?

Regards,
Willy


  reply	other threads:[~2006-09-12  5:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20060907182304.GA10686@danisch.de>
     [not found] ` <D432C2F98B6D1B4BAE47F2770FEFD6B612B8B7@to1mbxs02.replynet.prv>
2006-09-11 18:29   ` R: " Jon Lewis
2006-09-12  5:06     ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-12  5:27       ` Willy Tarreau [this message]
2006-09-12 19:42       ` David Wagner
2006-09-12 20:35         ` linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2006-09-12 21:35           ` David Wagner
2006-09-12 22:56             ` Rene Scharfe
2006-09-13  1:17               ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  4:33                 ` Willy Tarreau
2006-09-13  5:34                   ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  6:17                     ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-13  6:26                       ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  6:49                         ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-13  6:59                           ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  8:12                             ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-14 22:38                               ` David Wagner
2006-09-15  7:28                                 ` Stefan Richter
2006-09-13 10:45                         ` Martin Mares
2006-09-13 11:13                           ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-09-13  6:26                       ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-09-13 19:49                         ` Willy Tarreau
2006-09-13  8:51                 ` Stefan Richter
2006-09-14 23:04                 ` Bill Davidsen

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