[Buildroot] [PATCH] system/permissions: make /root group+others non-writable
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> dropbear: /root must be owned by user or root, and not writable by others
Yann> dropbear: Password auth succeeded for 'root' from 192.168.127.35:41566
Yann> On my system, /root was 770. Changing to 700 fixed the issue.
Yann> Having /root 700 is a good idea, anyway.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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