Bug 2828

Summary: /etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron build DB which cointains all files on mounted fs
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: lim
Component: crontabsAssignee: Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher>
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Description lim 1999-05-14 23:32:29 UTC
slocare.cron is runned from root - thust build db which
includes all files - including those in users accounts. This
harms users perivacy and may reveal some location of private
files.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-17 14:06:59 UTC
the locate program does permissions checking on what it shows you.

Comment 2 openshift-github-bot 2016-09-23 00:15:42 UTC
Commits pushed to master at https://github.com/openshift/openshift-docs

https://github.com/openshift/openshift-docs/commit/393bca48d8ba682ddda9468826a7b370a7c56eb6
edits as per suggestion on issue 2828

https://github.com/openshift/openshift-docs/commit/a863bbd1d9ba68c02437b821c3c6db5dd89801e7
Merge pull request #2888 from bfallonf/issue_2828

edits as per suggestion on issue 2828