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Re: GNUstep.sh / env sanity patches


From: Rogelio Serrano
Subject: Re: GNUstep.sh / env sanity patches
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 17:39:22 +0800

On 2004-08-20 17:34:53 +0800 Richard Frith-Macdonald <address@hidden> wrote:


While I agree with you about setuid root executables,  I have
seen people talking about wanting to run things as root.
I have also found it convenient to have executables setuid to an unprivileged user account, where I want different people to be able to work with a common group account. ... this has the same security issues except that exploits run with that accounts access rather than root.


In my system root has no superpriviledges. And i have no setuid execs at all. I can even do rm -rf /* as root and it will be denied.





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