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bug #59809: False positive in dev003w warning (/dev/cpu/)

Submitter:  Francois Marier <fmarier>
Submitted:  Sun 03 Jan 2021 03:20:25 PM UTC
 
Category:  Security check modules Severity:  5-Critical
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux
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Sun 03 Jan 2021 03:20:25 PM UTC, original submission:  

The following warning appears to be a false positive (at least on Debian):

  # Checking device permissions...
  NEW: --WARN-- [dev003w] The directory /dev/cpu resides in a device directory.

since it looks like a real dev directory:

  $ find /dev/cpu/
  /dev/cpu/
  /dev/cpu/3
  /dev/cpu/3/msr
  /dev/cpu/2
  /dev/cpu/2/msr
  /dev/cpu/1
  /dev/cpu/1/msr
  /dev/cpu/0
  /dev/cpu/0/msr

Francois Marier <fmarier>

 

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