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

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Wed May 17 00:31:22 UTC 2006

William L. Maltby wrote on Tue, 16 May 2006 13:15:24 -0400:

> Have you reviewed the chmod command? There is a bit that can be set that 
> says that files can only be deleted by those who own them. Shows up with 
> a "t" in certain positions. Just like with /tmp.

Ah, yeah, the sticky bit. I grabbed my Using Unix, Second edition and read 
the chapter about that again. Thanks a lot. I didn't have the need to use 
that for a long time and had completely forgotten about it.


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