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Re: ntsec: changing the everyone user

On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 05:35:20PM +0100, Chris Rodgers wrote:
> OK. Here is an example of the way permissions leak out to "Everyone". I
> create a new file, with no permissions granted to "other". Cygwin shows this
> to have worked OK. Yet in actual fact there is an ACL there giving Everyone
> some access rights. I usually choose not to have "Everyone" authorised to do
> anything on my Windows NT/2000 boxes, using Authorised Users instead. This
> way, without a valid login, you cannot get any information, including
> usernames and ACLs.
> How can I stop cygwin setting these ACLs?

Did you have a close look to the access rights granted to everyone?
Otherwise, just don't use ntsec.


> [...]
>                 Everyone:(special access:)
>                          READ_CONTROL
>                          FILE_READ_EA
>                          FILE_READ_ATTRIBUTES

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