Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 22:09:41 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: X server umask issue * Josh Bressers: > What I am wondering though, are there other files the X server creates that could > be an issue for this? I'm not aware of any, but I'm also not an expert by any > stretch of the imagination. Am I missing something else? Doesn't the X server run binary plugins from various sources? So we really don't know what's going on in the process, and we should fix this as a conservative measure (in Debian's terms, in a point release, not through the ordinary security process).
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