[CentOS] vsftpd: users can delete files they don't possess

Charles Lacroix clacroix at cegep-ste-foy.qc.ca
Tue May 16 17:11:12 UTC 2006


you might want to look into "chattr" i know you can set a few options to make 
sure they can't modify or remove a file.

check the manpage for chattr :)


On Tuesday 16 May 2006 12:57, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Andy Green wrote on Tue, 16 May 2006 16:59:18 +0100:
> > This sounds like a Unix feature, not a bug.  If the user has write
> > rights to the directory, he can delete anything in the directory no
> > matter who owns the file.
> Oh, well, now that you say it I remember that remotely from "Unix school".
> I'd completely phased that out.
> Is there a way to achieve different behavior without using acl extensions?
> My objective is that I want users *not* to be able to delete certain
> files/directories in their home directories. It seems I can achieve this
> partly by putting files in a directory they don't own. They then cannot
> delete the files in the directory and therefore cannot delete the
> directory. As soon as the directory is empty they can delete it.
> Kai
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos

More information about the CentOS mailing list