Ownership of kernel headers

Tushar T tush at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 13 11:46:15 PDT 2002


Matthias Benkmann wrote:

>Oops. I should have noticed myself. You got a point here. This is not only
>an issue with the kernel but some other packages as well. However,
>changing ownership after untarring is not a good solution because there is
>enough time for an attacker to replace files before ownership is changed.
>As a security measure, we could chmod go-x /lfs.
>  
>
And also advice users that compiling packages as non-root and installing 
as root is a good practice to follow.

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