I Created an Interesting Permission Problem.
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Apr 16 11:13:47 PDT 2003
Martin McCormick wrote:
> Bill Moran writes:
>>You should really "reply all" to keep this on the mailing list.
> Good point.
>>Perhaps the default behaviour of one of the programs you used in the
>>script has changed. It might help if you provided the script to the
> I can make it easier than that. Let's say I am in one of the
> user directories that can't su to root. To demonstrate the new
> $ ls >/tmp/testfile
> $ mv /tmp/testfile .
> mv: ./testfile: set owner/group (was: 1003/0): Operation not permitted
> That's all you need to make it happen.
I'm replying so you don't think I'm ignoring you ;)
I've spent some time playing with this and I can't reproduce it on my
machines. I also don't have any more guesses (other than the setuid/gid
guess I made earlier)
I'll try to find more time to try things out today, but if you find the
solution, please post it so we all know what happened.
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