Why the S_ISUID and S_ISGID mode bits got cleared when the owner or group of an executable file are changed by an unprivileged user
I was reading the man page of chown. I don't understand why S_ISUID and S_ISGID mode should be cleared when the function returns successfully.
I know that enabling setuid on scripts has security issues and so is inactive by default, but expect that it works for executables. I created and executable which shows uid as an output following ...
Currently setting up xpra, which wants to run an X instance as non-root using the dummy driver, but the system Xorg binary is SUID. Since the system auto-updates, I would prefer not making and ...
Consider the following two files. summarize's executable UID bit has been set, so that another user belonging to another group can execute the summarize executable that uses the customers.dat file. ...