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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Suppose i run passwd via bash shell. It is a suid program, which temporarily runs as root(owner) and modifies the user entries.
However, when i write a C file and give 4755 permission and root ownership to the 'a.out' file , it doesn't run as root in bash shell. I verified this by... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: syncmaster
I'm running AIX 6.1 box.
I tried to use suid on binary file but it doesn't work.
(I set suid on /usr/bin/sleep and tried to run it as user1(sleep owner is bin) - and program still runs as user1. It shoud run as bin isn't it ? - This test run as expected on Linux box)
Filesystem is... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vilius
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm writing this command/script to allow students to vi a private file of mine
in a private directory of mine. chmod 700 dir chmod 660 file
however since i own the directory and file; the script has to be ran by me so to speak, im just not sure how to set about doing this.
the script is... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: StrengthThaDon
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Senario: I have previleges to edit a file F but User B does not have sufficient privs to edit it.
In order for B to edit it I tried an indirect way. I created a script to edit F and SUID this script so that B can execute it with the privs of me. But this is not working . can some one help... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Pankaj Mishra
Thanks for all replays and for reading in advance (as per usual)
Anyhow I have been asked to come up with a list of programs that have SUID root permissions and also for any programs with SGID permissions. Has anyone got any idea with out going through each program indiviually how I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: B14speedfreak
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have two file in my directory. "catter" file contains "cat ./file". And "file" contails "Hi ashish". I have SUID bit set for catter file. But when a different user in my group runs file catter, shell displays "Permission denied" message.
I just want to know can use of suid bit be... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: shriashishpatil
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i would just like to ask for advice regarding an lp problem i have..
we currently migrated a GIS appl from sol 2.6 to sol 8 but maintained the same version of jetadmin (for the appl plotters and printers). we are able to print files on a printer but not on a plotter. the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: maria_iris
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
what is SUID ? can someone explain or point me to a link ?
simon2000 (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: simon2000
Where can i find list of suid and gid files common for the system, let's say RedHat 7.1?
Thank you all
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Discussion started by: solvman
I'm getting file info through stat( char *filename, struct stat *buf)
Taking all the file attributes to buf->st_mode,
How can i check the suid bit in there, if suid bit mask is 0004000??
Thank you all (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: solvman