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2999329 - Install environment considerations for World Writeable Directories without the Sticky Bit set – SAP IQ

Symptom

  • 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 wanting further information on what and how this may affect their SAP IQ software installs, and what they can do about it.

  • Customers may find that their SAP IQ and SAP SQL Anywhere server and client environments  create and use temporary files in directories that are not protected, for example under /tmp/.SQLAnywhere


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Environment

  • SAP IQ 16.x installs on unix platforms

Product

SAP IQ 16.0 ; SAP IQ 16.1 ; SAP Sybase IQ all versions

Keywords

sybase, ASA, temp, stickybit, tempdir, risk, vunerable, runtime, permission, RHEL, Linux, AIX , KBA , BC-SYB-IQ , Sybase IQ , How To

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