After recently updating to CentOS 6.4, two machines have setuid() restrictions which act like either capabilities or selinux, however both are disabled. E.g. the following fails: [root@host statd]# ...
I've been skimming through the NSA suggestions for hardening Mac OS X and Linux and noticed this little tidbit of info: Setuid programs run with the privileges of the file's owner (which is often ...
Well we have an in house server manager (like Webmin, only more specific), comprising of a bunch of C CGI programs and CGI Perl scripts, some of which require root privileges (adding system users, ...