Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Wed Dec 7 13:12:17 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 07 December 2005 07:48, Matthew Miller wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 01:10:55AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> >>and why would you want to do that?
>> >
>> >Cos' that user is only allowed to do cp mv and chmod, not anything
>> > else.
>> >regards
>> And thats enough to own the box.
If he can cp and mv something malicious, then chown it to a lower 
numbered user, I think he could gain root privs if he was suitably 
creative.  Maybe not, but it would certainly bear watching/logging IMO.

>Matthew Miller           mattdm at         
> <> Boston University Linux      ------>             
> <>

Cheers, Gene
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