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Re: Postfix incorrect permissions on configurations. Request.
From: Russ Thompson <russ () wildbit com>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 14:55:39 -0400
The scripts inside are -world- executable, is the main concern here. Certainly this can be changed by the end user but
seems like an insecure default. I've seen discussions and CVE's assigned for past cases where log directories are
world readable and vice versa, if this is not the correct place to send, please advise.
On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Michael Tokarev wrote:
09.04.2013 22:08, Russ Thompson wrote:
Postfix is setting the following permissions by default on Debian Squeeze. I'm seeing roughly the same on
RHEL/CentOS 6.x, this appears to be a requirement of "sendmail.postfix"
Which allows all users to execute these scripts and read configurations. Setting to tighter/more typical
permissions (i.e 640) results in: postfix/sendmail: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: Permission denied
That's all nice, but can you elaborate a bit -- what is wrong
with that? Which request do you have? What it has to do with