World-writable files installed by ports
infofarmer at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 4 16:48:28 UTC 2006
On 9/1/06, Andrew Pantyukhin <infofarmer at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 9/1/06, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 10:19:24AM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 06:15:18PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > > > Under no circumstances should a port install world-writable
> > > > files or directories. In most cases this opens the system to all
> > > > kinds of attacks. A simple grep brings the following list of
> > > > makefiles to attention. I imagine that samba ports are
> > > > somehow justified, as for the other ones, I hope secteam and
> > > > committers will do something about them.
> > >
> > > The install process will warn about this (as well as group writable),
> > > so you can also grep for the warning message in the pointyhat logs.
> > Here's the list of world-writable from the last i386 6.x build:
> Thanks, Kris! I'll be working on patches for some of them
> this weekend.
Actually... I wonder if maintainers were already notified about
this. I prefer to send out mass mail, wait for a little while and
go fix some of the ports. Generating individual patches is a
bit overstrenuous for me.
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