[ut2003io] Updater makes files world-writable

Matthew Arnold marnold at ez-net.com
Wed Nov 20 20:03:50 EST 2002

Matthew Arnold wrote:

> 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.

Correction: they don't get their permissions changed to 777, but they all 
are become world-writable, as if they all had chmod a+w run on them.

Mea culpa,

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