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From: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa)
To: tuhs@tuhs.org
Cc: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Subject: Re: [TUHS] Set-uid shell scripts
Date: Sun,  4 Aug 2019 11:58:54 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20190804155854.C22CA18C096@mercury.lcs.mit.edu> (raw)

    > From: Alec Muffett

    > until someone realised that you could do:
    >  ln -s /bin/scriptname ./-i
    >  "-i" # assuming that "." is already in your path
    > ...and get a root shell.

I'm clearly not very awake this morning, because I don't understand how this
works. Can you break it down a little? Thanks!

       Noel


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Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-04  7:36 Dave Horsfall
2019-08-04  7:43 ` Alec Muffett
2019-08-04 15:58   ` jnc [this message]
2019-08-04 16:30     ` Michael Kjörling
2019-08-04 16:48       ` Alec Muffett
2019-08-04 17:48         ` Michael Kjörling
2019-08-04 19:45           ` Alec Muffett
2019-08-04 16:50     ` Rico Pajarola
2019-08-04  7:46 ` arnold
2019-08-04 20:18 jnc
2019-08-04 20:29 ` Clem Cole
2019-08-04 20:42   ` Richard Salz
2019-08-04 23:58 ` Dave Horsfall
2019-08-04 21:18 Norman Wilson
2019-08-04 21:27 Norman Wilson
2019-08-06  8:28 ` jason-tuhs
2019-08-06  9:55   ` arnold
2019-08-06 22:48   ` Dave Horsfall
2019-08-06 22:56     ` ron minnich
2019-08-07  1:21     ` Dave Horsfall
     [not found]       ` <40c92e85142fe7e3@orthanc.ca>
2019-08-07 21:33         ` Dave Horsfall
2019-08-08  6:39           ` Peter Jeremy
2019-08-07 12:56     ` Chet Ramey
2019-08-07 21:40       ` Dave Horsfall
2019-08-08  5:16         ` Adam Thornton
2019-08-14  5:41           ` Efton Collins
2019-08-05  0:13 jnc

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