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Digital Unix 4.0E /var permission
From: v13 () AETOS IT TEITHE GR (Harhalakis Stefanos)
Date: Sun, 4 Apr 1999 20:31:12 +0300


 On Digital Unix 4.0E with the latest patch kit aplied, after a new
installation /var has g+w for group system. Anyone that can crack any
account with gid==system may exploit this (not tested but there should be
no problem with mv'ing /var/sbin, /var/adm etc etc..). It seems that CDE
is forcing g+w to /var.. The whole thing is done while executing
/sbin/rc3.d/S95xlogin and only if CDE is selected.

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