Directory permissions

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Dec 6 07:38:11 PST 2000


> If you leave you linux kernel header files with the default owner or group,
> and someone malicious has access to that owner or group, they can insert a
> trojan into anything that is later compiled with those headers. The same
> sort of problem can occure with qt.

Or Glibc headers or more general with every kind of header file.

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