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3388530 - Files "FlexNetFs.xxxxx" under /dev/shm directory are created with world-writable permission - SAP ASE


  • ASE is on Linux.
  • Notice the file /dev/shm/FlexNetFs.xxxxx (the number varies, it's likely a process ID) and a file with this name /dev/shm/.flexnetfs, both the directory and the file are world-writable, which is a violation in the environment. 
    ls /dev/shm/ -al
    ls: cannot access /dev/shm/FlexNetFs.43054: Transport endpoint is not connected
    total 99
    drwxrwxrwt 3 root root 120 Mar 14 12:10 .
    drwxr-xr-x 18 root root 3760 Mar 14 11:10 ..
    d????????? ? ? ? ? ? FlexNetFs.76491
  • RUN_ASE file has "umask 027", the world-writable should not have happened.



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/dev/shm, /dev/shm/FlexNetFs, /dev/shm/FlexNetFs.xxxxx, /shm/.flexnetfs, world writable, world-writable, Linux, Red Hat, permission, permissions, FlexNet, FlexNet FileSystem, FlexNet file system , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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