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Msconfig Saves The Old xpass.xml With 0640 Permissions (Doc ID 2318366.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 8.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Msconfig (sometimes) saves the old xpass.xml with 0640.

The xpass.xml file has the correct permissions:

host:/opt/sun/comms/messaging64/config$ ls -l *xml
-rw------- 1 mailsrv mail 39153 Sep 26 11:10 config.xml
-rw------- 1 mailsrv mail 1304 Sep 26 11:10 xpass.xml

But it looks like msconfig does not actively manage the permissions on the copy it saves in old-configs:

host:/opt/sun/comms/messaging64/config$ ls -alrt old-configs/xpass.xml-201* | awk '{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c
  27 -rw-------
  73 -rw-r-----

The issue can be worked around by including a chmod after any changes are performed, but this should be corrected.  Password info should not be readable by anyone, other than root and the owner.


Cause

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