Permissions on private directory.

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Wed Apr 11 13:45:39 GMT 2001

On Wed, 11 Apr 2001 01:46:11 Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Sombody made a big fuss on bugtraq, that the files 
> were stored in 'world readable /etc'.  The files themselves 
> were correctly protected, but the privatedir thing was 
> created none-the-less.  
> At least thats my memory,

Nope.  That was Luke IIRC :-)  the privatedir has been around 
for as along as I can remember.  Well before Luke's post to 
BUGTRAQ.  Assuming we are talking about the same incident.

Cheers, jerry
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