At 2:30 PM -0400 2005-04-28, Brian wrote:
Here's a better explanation than I can give on how SUID root scripts can go bad: http://www.samag.com/documents/s=1149/sam0106a/0106a.htm
Yeah, Thomas has a pretty good article there.
But I'm pretty sure I've been hearing the sentiment (SUID scripts are dangerous) for as long as I've been playing with Linux (2.0 kernel?) and BSDs (Freebsd 3.1?)
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