<<On Sat, 23 Sep 2000 00:15:31 +0200 (CEST), Leif Neland <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:

> Pine 4.21 complains that /var/mail is vulnerable, that the perms should be
> 1777

Pine is a steaming, festering pile of

Let's try that again.  The developers of Pine have certain erroneous
ideas about how mail systems work; this is one of them.  Ignore Pine's
plaints and things should actually work correctly.  The correct
permissions for the /var/mail directory are determined by the local
mail delivery agent (mail.local), not by Pine.  (I certainly wouldn't
accept security advice from the Pine developers....)


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