[tex-live] tlmgr: permissions on /tmp/texlive.tlpdb.lzma

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 22:39:42 CEST 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:
> On Fr, 12 Sep 2008, Vladimir Volovich wrote:
>> in public locations, this is a security hole.
> I know. I am just now trying to get something fixed ...
> Best wishes
> Norbert

Actually my observation is a bit more nuanced: after running as root
and then as a garden variety user it reports an error but performs
anyway. Next time as a user no error report


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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