Your Distro is Insecure: Ubuntu

Karl Goetz karl at
Wed Apr 15 00:56:57 UTC 2009

On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 16:59:17 +0200
Ante Karamatić <ivoks at> wrote:

> U Uto, 14. 04. 2009., u 08:24 -0600, Alberto Sierra je napisao/la:
> > what do you guys think?
> As for first page, there are use cases for DIR_MODE 0755 and 0700.
> Whatever you choose, you will never ever choose good default for
> everyone - that's just not possible. Since we choose to be Linux for
> human beings, I guess, we would rather put 0755 than 0700. 0700 brings
> you just too much problems later (like, personal web pages, possible
> problems with mail delivery, etc...).

Theres always 751 to allow httpds to traverse into the users
public_html. This is what I use on my hosts.

IIRC public_html still needs to be xx5 though.


Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
No, I won't join your social networking group
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