[TUHS] Utility privs

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Apr 29 07:03:06 AEST 2018

On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 10:53 AM, Ron Natalie <ron at ronnatalie.com> wrote:

> Depending on the system PS may or may not need to be setuid to work by
> non-root users.
> Ping needs to be setuid because it uses raw sockets which are restricted
> (much like opening listens on low number ports) in many systems.

OSes could provide a controlled interface to ping, but there's not enough
of a win to do so.

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