Established method to enable suid scripts?
jerrymc at msu.edu
Wed May 11 14:17:32 UTC 2011
On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 05:54:04PM -0700, Chris Telting wrote:
> I've googled for over an hour.
> I'm not looking to get into a discussion on security or previous bugs
> that are currently fixed. Suid in and of itself is a security issue.
> But if you are using suid it it should work; I don't want to use a
> kludge and I don't want to use sudo. I'm hoping it's a setting that is
> just disabled by default.
My understanding is that in general the system does not allow SUID
on scripts. The way I have gotten around that (a long time ago)
was to create a small binary that exec's the script and making
the binary SUID.
Security cautions apply.
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