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Re: [linux-security] Things NOT to put in root's crontab
From: cross () math psu edu (Dan Cross)
Date: Wed, 22 May 1996 13:24:16 -0400
I was under the impression that find(1) didn't follow symbolic links?
Thus, one wouldn't ``find'' /etc/passwd if there was a link to /etc
from somewhere in /tmp.
Please don't tell me that Linux (or, more precisely, GNU) broke this. :-)
- Dan C.
SGI Security Advisory 19960501-01-PX SGI Security Coordinator (May 22)