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3456888 - How to remove world writable permission for /tmp/.SQLAnywhere directory - SRS


  • Customers concerned with World Writeable Directories in their environment that do not have the Sticky Bit set.  This may be flagged up as a potential security vulnerability by some auditors.

  • Customers may find that their HADR or SAP replication server create and use temporary files in directories that are not protected, for example under /tmp/.SQLAnywhere

    ls -al /tmp/.SQLAnywhere
    total 25488
    drwxrwxrwx  4 sybsid sapsys     4096 Apr 15 17:12 .
    drwxrwxrwx 21 root   root   26025984 Apr 15 17:13 ..
    drwxrwxrwx  5 sybsid sapsys     4096 Apr 15 17:12 sid_rep_site1_rssd
    lrwxrwxrwx  1 sybsid sapsys       36 Apr 15 17:12 __SQLAny__ -> /tmp/.SQLAnywhere/sid_rep_site1_rssd



  • SAP replication server on unix / linux platform


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; SAP Replication Server 16.0 ; SAP Replication Server 16.1


/tmp/.SQLAnywhere , World Writeable, 777 , KBA , BC-SYB-REP-SAP , Replication with SAP Suite / SAP BW , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , How To

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