[Buildroot] [PATCH] system/permissions: make /root group+others non-writable

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Mon Jun 24 11:56:05 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Yann" == Yann E MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> writes:

 Yann> From: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
 Yann> Upon logging, dropbear whines if /root is group- or others-writable, and
 Yann> key-based authentication is attempted, reverting to password-based
 Yann> authentication:
 Yann>     dropbear[149]: /root must be owned by user or root, and not writable by others
 Yann>     dropbear[149]: Password auth succeeded for 'root' from

 Yann> On my system, /root was 770. Changing to 700 fixed the issue.

 Yann> Having /root 700 is a good idea, anyway.

Committed, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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