On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 10:02:39AM +0100, Al O'Connor articulated:
> I was reading that some programs setuid themselves to root to do things (I
> think mount -all can be made to do it?). What are the restrictions of this?
> How are malicious (or stupid) programs prevented from root-ing themselves
> and causing Bad Things to happen?
If you want to see a slightly different way of doing things, check out Jon
Shapiro's essay on capability:
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