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From: Mark Martinec (Mark.Martinec+amavis@ijs.si)
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 19:48:58 EST


Gary,

> Per INSTALL:
> chmod 644 /etc/amavis/amavisd.conf
> So I get:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 13853 2004-11-22 07:48 /etc/amavis/amavisd.conf

> New 2.2.1-rc1 trial:
> FATAL: Directory of a config file "/etc/amavis/amavisd.conf"
> is writable by EUID 103, EGID 106 106 106
> TROUBLE in pre_loop_hook: SECURITY PROBLEM, ABORTING

So who is the owner of the directory /etc/amavis ?
If it is not root but is vscan, the files within can be compromised.

  Mark

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