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Bug 2828 - /etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron build DB which cointains all files on mounted fs
/etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron build DB which cointains all files on mounted fs
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: crontabs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-05-14 19:32 EDT by lim
Modified: 2016-09-22 20:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-10 18:03:33 EDT
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Description lim 1999-05-14 19:32:29 EDT
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
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-17 10:06:59 EDT
the locate program does permissions checking on what it shows you.
Comment 2 openshift-github-bot 2016-09-22 20:15:42 EDT
Commits pushed to master at https://github.com/openshift/openshift-docs

edits as per suggestion on issue 2828

Merge pull request #2888 from bfallonf/issue_2828

edits as per suggestion on issue 2828

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