SUID permission on Bash script
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Sat Aug 29 01:24:48 UTC 2009
On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:54:19 +0300
Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 09:24:35 +0100, Jeronimo Calvo
> <jeronimocalvop at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > As far as i know, using SUID, script must runs with root
> > permissions... so i shoudnt get "Permission denied", what im doing
> > wrong??
> No it must not. There are security reasons why shell scripts are not
> setuid-capable. You can find some of them in the archives of the
> mailing list, going back at least until 1997.
I'm bit puzzled by this, previous threads have given the impression
that this is a myth, for example:
So are scripts actually incapable of running setuid?
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