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Re: chown, quotas and securityNeil Woods (neillegless.demon.co.uk)
Sun, 6 Nov 1994 03:29:21 +0100 (GMT+0100)
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> > Only in a very trusting environment, where you don't mind if users chown > > files they dont own to themselves.... > > Of course you'd wrap it up or write your own little chown utility > before you made it suid :) > You'd introduce a race condition with a wrapper. If you wrote your own chown command, you could do it securely, using fchown.. Neil -- Bull in the Heather, Me and My Charms, The Lights, Sensual World, Go, Ritual, Handsome and Gretel, Take Me, Blue Room, Drunken Butterfly, She's Lost Control. ...like a badger with an afro throwing sparklers at the Pope...