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Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2017 18:17:04 +0100
From: Christian Brabandt <>
Subject: Re: Fw: Security risk of vim swap files

On Fr, 03 Nov 2017, Jakub Wilk wrote:

> In general, what vim does (copying mode bits) in not enough to ensure that
> the swapfile is readable only by the users who had access to the original
> file. It would have to copy also group ownership and ACLs.

I think patch fixes 
the group ownership problem.

Advokaten, die Bratenwender der Gesetze, die so lange die Gesetze
wenden und anwenden, bis ein Braten für sie abfällt.
		-- Heinrich Heine

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