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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Just learning about the privilege escalation method provided by setuid. Correct me if I am wrong but what it does is change the uid of the current process to whatever uid I set. Right ?
So what stops me from writing my own C program and calling setuid(0) within it and gaining root privileges ?
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sreyan32
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Here is the issue. From the program snippet I have Base: 0x1800000000, Size: 0x3FFE7FFFFFFFF which are of 40 and 56 bits. SO I used use bignum to do the math but summing them up I always failed having correct result.
perl interpreter info,
perl, v5.8.8 built for... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: rrd1986
I am newbie with linux, i dont understand any code. I have googled a long time. Please help me explain about setuid bit on linux (Centos 6)
1/ I chmod u+s for /sbin/iptables but normal user still cannot perform command (ex: /sbin/iptables -L)
2/Someone says : setuid only... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: all4cfa
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can anyone explain me difference between setuid and sticky bit? and also between setuid and chown? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: kkalyan
5. Red Hat
OS : Linux
I have an executable (P1) owned by user say "abcd" and the setuid bit is set. And there is another executable (P2) which brings up the process (P1).
When the setuid bit is set, the process P1 is failing, if the setuid bit is not set there is no issue.
I was wondering if... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahamed101
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am compiling Qt-4.7 for 32-bit on 64-bit (x86_64) Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. I have installed all the 32-bit libraries (/lib32 and /usr/lib32) through getlibs and "apt-get install ia32-libs". But I am getting the following error while configuring the qt project as:
./configure -platform... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: royalibrahim
i have a critical and specific problem with respect to set uid bit on user and the dll's
for a binary, (under the userid A)
it needs libraries from /usr/lib and informix libraries from $INFORMIXDIR/lib/esql
but this binary should be kicked off from id B,
hence s-bit on user is... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: matrixmadhan
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a binary. It is having the following permissions
rws rws rwx mqm:mqm runmqtrm
The same program on another machine is
rws rws rwx root: mqm runmqtrm
This program is a setuid program.
This is what my understanding is. Whatever user the program is started under, it will finally be... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: bandaru