Proposal: cache directory tagging convention

Martin Waitz tali at
Wed Jul 21 13:22:49 EEST 2004

hi :)

On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 09:27:24PM +0100, Anthony Metcalf wrote:
> I cannot see anything about that in the pdf I'm reading, granted I
> haven't read the whole document, just the /var and /var/cache parts.
> Why should it not be world write-able?

if you share the cache directory between users, a user can trojan/modify
all web pages that other users visit.

Martin Waitz
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