[TUHS] History of chown semantics

Ron Natalie ron at ronnatalie.com
Fri Jan 10 04:31:25 AEST 2014

There's no real point in restricting the chown program if the system call
remains executable by non-root.

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Il 09/01/2014 alle 15:56, Clem Cole ha scritto:

> I agree with you, I always thought it was crazy [...]

Maybe I'm missing something, but it seems easy enough to make the `chown'
program only executable by root.
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