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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
Dear all experts in this forum,
I have faced a audit issue as auditor told that we should not have SUID on /bin/su. As I have checked using Google, I found most of the site only telling that /bin/su should have the permission bit as -rwsr-xr-x but never explain why /bin/su need this permission... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: kwliew999
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a file system with permissions:
drwxrwsr-x 49 pwcenter pwce1 4096 01 May 17:00 InFiles
Can someone explain the real significance of the 's' setting for group users please?
Cheers (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Grueben
My system is Debian-503-amd64. After I installed the "lpr" package, I found that some files with SUID bit come from this package. As:
ls -l /usr/bin/lp*
-rwsr-sr-x 1 root lp 31800 2008-05-20 /usr/bin/lpq
-rwsr-sr-x 1 root lp 28504 2008-05-20 /usr/bin/lpr
-rwsr-sr-x 1... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ZR_Lang
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am setting up SUID permissions on a binary.
It gets set for most of the users, however, 1 in 10 users is unable to set these.
For those who works:
> chmod 6555 Test
> ls -l Test
-r-sr-sr-x 1 A B 5524 Nov 15 14:53 Test
For those where it doesn't work:
> chmod 6555 Test... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: vibhor_agarwali
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
7. 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
8. 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
Where can i find list of suid and gid files common for the system, let's say RedHat 7.1?
Thank you all
:D (1 Reply)
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