Asking a user for the root password and executing root only commands...

logistix logistix at zworg.com
Thu Oct 31 22:11:56 CET 2002


> 
> > Is /home mounted nosuid on your system?
> 
> The (few) Unices I know don't allow suid root
> scripts. And they are right IMVHO.
> What system do you've got?
> 

BSD, specifically OpenBSD 3.2.  Didn't occur to me that that 'feature'
would be shut off in Linux  (which I'm guessing the above poster uses
since he doesn't have a wheel group).

Of course you could always just setuid root on python itself ;)



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