portaudit in periodic

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Mon Nov 26 09:15:09 PST 2007

On Mon, 26 Nov 2007 12:45:56 +0200
Cristian KLEIN <cristi at net.utcluj.ro> wrote:

> Andrea Venturoli wrote:

> > On one box, however, portaudit's db won't update automatically. The
> > security reports will mention no vulnerability, even when I know
> > they are there.
> > Running "periodic daily" from a shell does it all for good, so that
> > for a few days I'll see the correct warnings.
> I used to have problem with cron scripts, because cron uses another
> PATH then what the script gets if it's run from the shell. 

That shouldn't be relevant, the update should be done as a side-effect
of the daily security run, and the path to portaudit is hard-coded into
the periodic script.

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