From: Steffen Higel (higels at domain tcd.ie)
Date: Thu 30 Aug 2001 - 14:41:16 IST
On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 02:01:35PM +0100, hrishy articulated:
> Hi Ken
> i know i can write thwe code myself but i was sacred
> that i might screw up the production system...are
> there any dangers or side effects of writing this
> kinda of code..especially from a security perspective.
you're running it as root, I assume, to add the new users. Then yes,
there certainly are risks and side-effects, a knackered /etc/passwd being
one of them. Post what you have written, if there are problems with it,
I'm sure they'll get pointed out.
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