[Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#848135: lirc: world-writable /run/lirc after upgrade from jessie

Gianfranco Costamagna locutusofborg at debian.org
Tue Dec 20 11:11:01 UTC 2016

control: severity -1 important
control: found -1 0.9.4c-4
On Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:04:16 +0100 Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:
> Package: lirc
> Version: 0.9.4c-5
> Severity: serious
> User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: piuparts
> Hi,
> during a test with piuparts I noticed your package leaves /run/lirc as a
> world-writable directory after an upgrade from 'jessie' to 'sid'.
> >From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):
>   drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 40 Dec  8 23:07 /run/lirc
> A quick glance at the maintainer scripts didn't reveal anything obvious
> that could have caused this.

lowering its importance since this seems to be "by design".

(this might be a security issue, but lets the current version migrate in the meanwhile)


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