Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:31:08 -0700 From: Kurt H Maier <khm@...ops.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Debian FEATURE: /home/loser is with permissions 755, default umask 0022 On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 09:41:39PM +0200, Solar Designer wrote: > I also think the defaults should be changed, and not only on Debian. This is just kicking the can down the road. X years ago people complained about oppressive defaults. X years from now these defaults will also be insufficient. We could save a lot of treadmill labor dollars by just admitting that global filesystem namespaces are a mistake, but the sunk cost fallacy is preventing this. It's the same story as SETUID all over again. khm
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