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Re: /proc filesystem allows bypassing directory permissions on Linux
From: "Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman" <buanzo () buanzo com ar>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 18:22:46 -0300

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Dan Yefimov wrote:
Please tell me, who issued 'chmod 0666 unwritable_file'? Was that an
attacker? No, that was the owner of 'unwritable_file', nobody else. What
the 0666 file mode means? It means, that everybody can write to the
file, can't he? So why do you believe that pretension legitimate?

I think he means the 0700 on the containing directory for the "unwritable_file".

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