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Re: wordperfect 8 for linux security
From: kaos () OCS COM AU (Keith Owens)
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 1998 18:53:09 +1100


On Fri, 18 Dec 1998 11:47:45 -0500,
Edsel Adap <adap () ADAP ORG> wrote:
When wordperfect 8 is installed it creates a /tmp/wpc-<hostname>
directory with permissions 777.  And all files inside of it are mode
666.  And when these files are created, symlinks are followed.

Worse that that.  Even if you delete the wpc-<hostname> file, the next
time you run wpc it creates it again.  So do not run wp8 under any
powerful userid.



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