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Oracle Linux: OSWatcher Potentially Removes /var/tmp (Doc ID 2691570.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.8 [Release OL6 to OL7U8]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The version of oswatcher installed is : oswatcher-8.3.0-1.el7.noarch
If a user is located in /var and runs /usr/sbin/OSWatcher in order to start OSWatcher, it will remove the /var/tmp directory.
The script will remove ANY "tmp" directory relevant to the current working directory with the exception of "/tmp"

Changes

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Cause

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