Updater makes files world-writable

Matthew Arnold marnold at ez-net.com
Wed Nov 20 19:53:22 EST 2002

I was perusing my /var/log/messages and saw a bunch of warnings about a 
number of files being world-writable. It seems that every file the UT2K3 
updater touches gets its permissions changed to 777. I don't know how much 
of a security threat this is, but it probably isn't A Good Thing.


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