root can kill any program run by any user. Is it possible for a user to kill another user's program without using
Example: How can make user
foo kill program
x which is run by user
This is from the
So essentially, under normal circumstances, if you are not root (and have no way to become root or that other user, via sudo or
It's only possible for root and bar to kill a process owned by bar. Sudo/setuid programs change foo's privileges to those of root.