From: John Kelly (john at domain frontend.com)
Date: Wed 17 May 2000 - 08:22:25 IST
The only time I've gotten this is with OpenBSD. I never bothered fixing
the problem, because I switched to mutt shortly after. I did read
something about it in the pine FAQ though...
Reading this, I guess the second part of your question *is* related to
the first, but I've only begun to start looking at procmail, so I dunno.
On Wed, 17 May 2000, Garth Fitzmaurice wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone would be able to tell me how to fix this: When
> I run pine, it greets me with the warning: "Mailbox vulnerable, Directory
> /var/spool/mail must have 1777 protetion".
> The /var/spool/mail directory is owned by root, group mail, with 0755
> permissions. Each file in the directory (Mailboxes), is owned by the
> respective user, group mail, with 0600 as the permissions. I don't
> understand why pine sees the mailboxes as vulnerable. How are they?
> On another mail problem, I've noticed in the procmail logs
> $HOME/.procmail/log, that procmail fails create locks. Is this related to
> the first problem?
> I don't really understand it all. Thanks for helping,
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