[TUHS] Will someone please explain the history and usage of gpasswd / newgrp / sg?

Jon Steinhart jon at fourwinds.com
Tue Nov 16 03:51:01 AEST 2021

Grant Taylor via TUHS writes:
> Does anyone have any interesting stories related to group passwords /
> gpasswd / newgrp / sg?

Well, the most interesting one that I can remember was that there was
a bug in 4.1BSD ?? where if you did newgrp and typed in an incorrect
password it would make you root.

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