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Re: [Full-Disclosure] MS Windows Screensaver Privilege Escalation
From: Andrew Farmer (andfarmteknovis.com)
Date: Wed Dec 01 2004 - 16:22:30 CST
On 30 Nov 2004, at 20:50, Andrew Kennedy wrote:
> in fact, under OSX, there is by default no 'root' user -
False. A root user always exists, but generally does not have a
> it must be specially asked for and created, as part of the 'BSD'
False. The BSD package just installs command-line tools.
> i won't say apple have gotten things perfect, for example the
> folder is writeable by any user
False. Only administrators can write to /Applications.
(The permissions are set to 775; the ownership is set to root:admin.)
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