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Re: VMware server (2.0.2) insecure file creation
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2010 11:53:09 -0500
On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 11:07:07 -0400, dd () sucuri net said:
Have anyone noticed that the files created by the VMware server
installer all have the 777 permissions
Check your umask?
% ls -l /usr/lib/vmware/hostd/docroot/print.css
-r--r--r--. 1 root root 793 Dec 21 16:08 /usr/lib/vmware/hostd/docroot/print.css
I'm running with 'umask 022' - is yours set to 0?
(Yes, the install script *should* set the umask itself).
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