[Mailman-Users] Permission of data/bounce-events-?????.pck
clovis at agr.unicamp.br
Wed Feb 1 14:16:57 CET 2006
Mark Sapiro wrote:
> imacat wrote:
>> I was checking my system for world-writable files, and found lots of
>> data/bounce-events-?????.pck that are world-writable:
>> imacat at rinse ~ % ls -lt /var/lib/mailman/data | grep 'rw. '
>> -rw-rw-rw- 1 list list 0 2006-01-31 01:26 bounce-events-02258.pck
>> -rw-rw-rw- 1 list list 4786 2005-12-26 17:36 bounce-events-26086.pck
>> imacat at rinse ~ %
>> I searched the archive and know that they can be safely deleted.
>> But, is that "world-writable" intended? I'm a little worry about it.
> Under normal circumstances, the lifetime of this file is at most
> REGISTER_BOUNCES_EVERY (default = 15 minutes). The old orphaned ones
> will never be read by Mailman, so the exposure isn't too great. The
> reading of the file is protected in a try, so I think the worst that
> might happen if it got clobbered is that you'd lose a few bounce
> But to answer your question, what's the default umask on your system? I
> think that's what controls this.
How I make to erase these archives? I can do it?
I have archives since Novembro/2005.
Thanks a lot,
Clovis Tristao - UNICAMP/Faculdade de Engenharia Agricola
Administrador de Redes - Secao de Informatica (SINFO)
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