What does "message capability" mean? (as used in tiger report)
I have run tiger on my etch system, and gone through the results.
I have been able to sort all the messages into resolved/wontfix/understoodbutnosolutionyet.
However, there is one message tiger gave me where I have no idea what it is even talking about:
# Performing common access checks for root (in /etc/default/login, /securetty, and /etc/ttytab...
--WARN-- [root003w] Root user has message capability turned on.
The root user should not have the message capability turned on.
This could lead to inadvertent modification of files with the root user
is logged in.
Of course I tried googling for it, but could not find anything relevant. Can anybody enlighten me?
EDIT: Should be in Linux-Security, only spotted it afterwards...
Last edited by marting; 10-06-2008 at 06:26 AM.