Subject: Re: Sendmail is filling my logs
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/18/2000 22:50:20
On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 10:48:48PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> >   How about /home?  Is that group writable?
> OK, /home was a symlink to /usr/home which was group writable. Just fixed
> that.
> But isn't this warning message (a) wrong, (b) confusing and in this case
> completely inappropriate (what is the security implication of my case
> that I can't see)?

Somebody can move your home directory away and create a new one in your name,
with a .forward kidnapping your mails.