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Bug #20978 /opt/php-4.3/bin/pear installed as world writable
Submitted: 2002-12-12 18:47 UTC Modified: 2003-01-25 14:27 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (50.0%)
Same OS:2 (100.0%)
From: dinoklein at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: PEAR related
PHP Version: 4.3.0RC3 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2002-12-12 18:47 UTC] dinoklein at hotmail dot com
I've configured php to be installed at /opt/php-4.3
after installation, I noticed that /opt/php-4.3/bin/pear was group/other writable.


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 [2003-01-02 20:38 UTC]
Verified with the latest. (Linux and BSD).
 [2003-01-25 14:27 UTC]
Thank you for your bug report. This issue has already been fixed
in the latest released version of PHP, which you can download at

this problem was due a umask-bug in PEAR/Config.php.
It's fixed in the current PEAR version 1.0

CVS link to the fix:

This bug is fixed by Christian Dickmann

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