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# 1  
Old 08-21-2009
/usr/bin has been changed with 777 permission

Hello Guruz,

Relay bad condition Smilie

Some has changed the permission to 777 recursively for /usr/bin directory by mistake. Now all the permission looks to be 777 on /usr/bin
Hence I am so many system related errors as 1 show below.

When I am trying to change the password, I am getting the below error.
password root
Unexpected failure. Password file/table unchanged.

This on Solaris 8
# 2  
Old 08-21-2009
First thing's first, run:
Code:
chmod -R o-rwx /usr/bin

I'll see if I can find the web page on sun.com that holds the database for file checksums and permissions.
# 3  
Old 08-21-2009
But what about setuid and setgid settings?
# 4  
Old 08-21-2009
You don't need to find a web page to get that database, it is already available locally with the OS.

You can run pkgchk on the affected packages to see what is wrong. Alternatively, you can simply process the /var/sadm/install/contents file with a custom script.
# 5  
Old 09-02-2009
Just stumbled upon what I was looking for (even though it's not needed in this case):
Solaris Fingerprint Database: An Identification Tool for Solaris Software and Files
# 6  
Old 09-03-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by bullz26
When I am trying to change the password, I am getting the below error.
password root
Unexpected failure. Password file/table unchanged.

This on Solaris 8
Please see properly guys, shouldn't it be
#passwd root
Smilie
??!!

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