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Old 06-07-2004, 01:47 PM   #1
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Directory question


Hey.. If I where to create a directory as root in /usr/local/ and chown it to my user would any security be breached? would it be safe? sorry I am a noob when it comes to security.
 
Old 06-07-2004, 01:55 PM   #2
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It shouldn't cause you any real security problems but if it is on your / partition then it could be possible for a rouge user to flood your / partition with data which can cause a system to crash/have problems.
 
Old 06-07-2004, 02:32 PM   #3
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Well this I guess I am safe...

I have /, /var, /usr, and /home on different partitions
 
  


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