sendmail forwarding errors in LogWatch report

Thad Van Ry tvanry at
Fri Dec 9 10:57:37 MST 2005

On 12/9/05, Wade Preston Shearer <lists at> wrote:
> > It appears to mean just what it says.  Some user's .forward file has
> > write permissions for the group (a security hole).  You are being
> > warned
> > that you should check the permission on that .forward file and make
> > sure
> > it is not writable to anyone but the owner.
> There are not any files win those directories with that name. I also
> did a search of the entire system and did not find any ".foward" files.

You are using ls -al within the directory. Right? What command are you using
to search the entire system?


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