"Folder vulnerable" for /var/mail in default Ubuntu config

Bug #992145 reported by Geoffrey Thomas
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
alpine (Debian)
Fix Released
alpine (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Having not done anything particularly interesting regarding my mail configuration, on a Natty desktop system, after having received one locally delivered mail (from sbuild), alpine goes "Folder vulnerable - directory /var/mail must have 1777 protection" every time I start it.

In fact, /var/mail is mode 2775.

Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in alpine (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in alpine (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in alpine (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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