[TUHS] rm command

Ian Zimmerman itz at very.loosely.org
Sun Apr 29 04:01:47 AEST 2018

On 2018-04-28 16:33, Michael Kjörling wrote:

> /bin/fusermount is, of all modes they could choose from, `-rwsr-xr--`.

it is setuid root because it needs the mount() syscall.
it is only executable by a group (probably other than root, but you
didn't say) to restrict the functionality to a subset of real users.

I find than debian has these things _very_ well thought out - better
than any Unix-like system in widespread use now.  Or rather, 2 years ago
when I stopped using it because systemd.

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