bugTiger UNIX security tool - Bugs: bug #7095, scripts/check_umask is ugly.


bug #7095: scripts/check_umask is ugly.

Submitted by:  Ryan Bradetich <rbrad>
Submitted on:  Mon 05 Jan 2004 08:21:23 PM UTC  
Category:  Security check modules Severity:  1 - Wishlist
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Ryan Bradetich <rbrad>
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  Any Linux

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Mon 05 Jan 2004 08:21:23 PM UTC, original submission:  

The scripts/check_umask is very ugly and is need of an overhaul.  The origional requirement this check originated from the HP fork and attempted to address the requirement of where non-UID-0 accounts could have a less restrictive umask then a UID-0 account.  I have a preliminary patch to clean up this script in my tree but it is not posix compliant yet.

Ryan Bradetich <rbrad>
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