[Full-disclosure] Re: Linux kernel source archive vulnerable

coderpunk writes:

The standard recommendation is to never compile
the kernel as root.

Which obviously doesn't help you when a non-root user edits the
kernel, you compile it as 'jerry' but still have to install it as
'root'. You're still hosed.

Geez, of course not. Unpacking the kernel as non-root honors umask.
Problem solved.
It would help to 'info tar' before posting...


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