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Carbon Black filemod event from /tmp missing the root '/' character on OS X Sensors

Carbon Black filemod event from /tmp missing the root '/' character on OS X Sensors

Version
This solution applies to Carbon Black OS X Sensor versions earlier than v5.1.


Issue

Carbon Black filemod event from /tmp missing the root '/' character on OS X Sensors.

 

Symptoms

For example while investigating a filemod event for the file "/tmp/test.txt", a filemod event would appear as (note the missing '/' character in the beginning of the path):

private/tmp/test.txt


Cause
The file system uses a symlink for the /tmp directory to /private/tmp.

Solution

None. A fix is planned for v5.1 of the OS X Sensor. Refer to defect OSX-185 in future release notifications.

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‎05-11-2015
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