Re: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-02:27.rc

From: Jacques A. Vidrine (nectar@FreeBSD.org)
Date: 05/31/02


Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 19:42:25 -0500
From: "Jacques A. Vidrine" <nectar@FreeBSD.org>
To: Roger Marquis <marquis@roble.com>

On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 05:23:57PM -0700, Roger Marquis wrote:
> Crist J. Clark wrote:
> >Ick. How about,
> >
> > # /usr/bin/printf "/.X11-unix/s/^/#/\nw\nq\n" | /bin/ed -s /etc/rc
>
> Why not:
>
> # rm -rf /tmp/.X*-lock /tmp/.X11-unix
>
> As long as it doesn't specify subdirectory wildcards (.../*) there
> should be no problems with links to files outside of /tmp.

This message has so far been concerned with the workaround, not the
solution.

Cheers,

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