Re: The SUID bit (was Re: [PATCH] more SAK stuff)

From: Doug McNaught (
Date: Fri Jul 06 2001 - 10:17:28 EST

Rob Landley <> writes:

> Do you have a code example of how a program with euid root can change its
> actual uid (which several programs check when they should be checking euid,
> versions of dhcpcd before I complained about it case in point)?

Ummm... setuid(2)?

Works for me...


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The first was Texas medicine--the second was just railroad gin,
And like a fool I mixed them, and it strangled up my mind,
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