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Potential warning: 10.3.9 disables SUID/SGID flag
Authored by: CoolerQ on Apr 18, '05 08:19:58PM

You all seem to be forgetting that this particular security hole was closed a long time ago. Whenever a setuid file is opened for writing, by anyone, the setuid bit is dropped. The owner must then chmod it to get the setuid back. This prevents someone from performing the attack you just described.


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