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Bug 97102 - enterprise.init should be chmod to 0600
enterprise.init should be chmod to 0600
Product: Red Hat Web Application Framework
Classification: Retired
Component: dev environment (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dennis Gregorovic
Jon Orris
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Reported: 2003-06-10 09:09 EDT by Dennis Gregorovic
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Description Dennis Gregorovic 2003-06-10 09:09:47 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
Since WEB-INF/resources/enterprise.init contains your database username
and password, doesn't it make sense to 

  chmod 0600, $app_home . 'dist/WEB-INF/resources/enterprise.init

during configure.pl?  People should probably take care of their own
system.conf, but shouldn't the default be to keep enterprise.init
safe from other users?  Or is there an implied assumption that only
administrators are going to be on a CCM app server?  I guess I'd
have to double check what 'chmod' does a Windoze box.

Thanks for any comments on this one.

- edan

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1.ls -l /var/www/ccm-core/dist/WEB-INF/resources/enterprise.init

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Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2003-06-11 04:26:08 EDT
Since it needs to be readable by the servlet, we must also 'chown' it to the
user & group that the servlet runs under. Of course you can only run 'chown' on
the file if the user running 'XXX-configure.pl' is 'root'. If they are not root,
then I guess we should assume that the servlet will not be running under a
dedicated user account & just skip the chown step.
Comment 2 Dennis Gregorovic 2003-06-29 21:57:42 EDT
implemented at ccm-scripts 1.3.6 (p4 changelist 33007)

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