[Mailman-Developers] New LockFile.py

Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham@VData.co.uk
Wed, 03 May 2000 09:31:09 +0100

claw@cp.net said:
> Aside: Tripwire, Aide, and other filesystem based attack sensors will
> tend to have fits over this. 

Lockfiles being checked within filesystem attack tools will give the 
administrator an awful lot of rubbish to examine per day - general 
tripwire would be happy as long as the permissions were not silly (ie 
setuid), and it was informed that the file (all files in that 
directory/filesystem area) were transient data,

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