Bug#374705: [Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#374705: #374705: adduser: creates
incorrect mail spool files during new installation
bubulle at debian.org
Wed Jun 21 05:55:26 UTC 2006
Quoting Frans Pop (elendil at planet.nl):
> Confirmed that the bug was introduced with passwd 4.0.15-10.
> After downgrading to 4.0.15-9 there is no longer a mail spool file created
> for a new user.
Very likely to be this:
* Upstream bugs or fixes fixed in upstream releases or CVS:
- Fix for CERT VU#312962
+ check the return value of fchown before fchmod when the mailbox is
created by useradd
+ The patch also uses login.defs::MAIL_DIR instead of /var/mail.
Tomasz, Nicolas, I need you here.....
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