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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying - as an ordinary user - to create a file in the root directory of my system. For that purpose I wrote a simple script that echoes a string into a file. I made the file executable, used sudo to change ownership to root. Like this:
$ cat hello
echo hello > /hello
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Discussion started by: Ralph
2. 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 ?
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I need your suggestions,to implement setuid.
Here is the situation. I have a user xyz on a solaris zone.He needs to install a package using a pkgadd command but i guess only a root can run that .Is there any way I can set the setuid bit on the pkgadd which is in the location... (6 Replies)
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How to prevent root user from doing setuid().
In otherwords, if the root(any user) is trying to do setuid in a program it should fail. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: guru13
Can someone give me some info about setuid or guid topic? Also about sticky bit.
Thanks in advance,
itik (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: itik
for security issue ,i would like to find all privilege tools that can setuid
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
could u plz give me clear idea of spcial permissions setuid,getuid and striky bit . (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Prem
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
About System and Perl: Sun Solaris 5.9 sparc, Perl 5.6.1
I've decided to use the perl file::find module to look for all the SETUID and SETGID files on my unix boxes. I wrote something like this: (I've shorted it a little to make it simple)
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Discussion started by: x96riley3
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have been looking at setuid and setgid.
I understand that setuid determines who owns the file and setgid determines which group of people can access the file... yeah?!
But i need to know how to actually use setuid and setgid. I'm guessing chmod will feature somewhere..
Any help... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: crispy
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a C wrapper programme which basically execute a shell script. The shell script has 700 as permission and oracle is owner of the shell script.
The C execuatble has 4711 permission so that means that it has setuid bit set and group and others can execute the C executable.
The reason why I am... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sanjay92