Bug 6530 - The streams_depot is susceptible to permissions problems
Summary: The streams_depot is susceptible to permissions problems
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.3
Classification: Unclassified
Component: VFS Modules (show other bugs)
Version: 3.3.2
Hardware: x86 Linux
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Samba Bugzilla Account
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
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Reported: 2009-07-02 17:35 UTC by Justin Maggard
Modified: 2009-07-02 17:35 UTC (History)
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Description Justin Maggard 2009-07-02 17:35:01 UTC
When using the streams_depot VFS module, the first time you add alternate data stream data to a file, the whole directory tree to that file is created in the .streams directory as the connected user.  This can lead to problems when another user adds stream data to a file, because all the parent directories are owned by the original user.  Jeremy's suggestion was to switch to root before writing the streams data.