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.
Trying to understand why ssh-agent has sgid bit and found this post ssh-agent has sgid I have another question, why the group ownership of ssh-agent is nobody not root? What is the reason behind it? ...
I would like that my Unix users can only run a specific command insecurecommand with a controlled list of arguments stored in a file. The only solution I have found at this time is to : Create a ...
Processes which de-escalate privileges via setuid() and setgid() do not seem to inherit the group memberships of the uid/gid they set. I have a server process that must be executed as root in order ...
I'm sorry, I know this has to be something simple but I've checked the manpages, the mount, the permissions ... (edit: combined history into one sequence as requested. Starting to seem a not-simple ...