suid-bit

Jean-Pierre Schwickerath lists at schwicky.net
Mon Jul 16 13:17:33 PDT 2001


On Mon, 16 Jul 2001 08:51:15 +0800, Adrian Ho said:

> On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 09:44:29PM +0200, Jean-Pierre Schwickerath wrote:
>  > And as I tried perl scripts aren't either... 
>  
>  Not necessarily -- "man perlsec" for details.
>  
>  > Hell, I want to set up a script that dials pppd so that I don't need to log in
>  > as root to get on the net. There must be a way...
>  
>  There is: Write a setuid C wrapper.  Again, "man perlsec" has a simple
>  example, though it probably won't work for bash scripts (you'd have to
>  exec /bin/bash instead).

Thanks, I'll try that on Wednesday... and tell you more then... 


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