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Re: documentation bug (uid resetting in posix mode)


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: documentation bug (uid resetting in posix mode)
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 17:06:14 +0100
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Stefano Lattarini <address@hidden> writes:

>>From experimenting, I've found out that bash (4.2.20), when invoked
> as "sh", doesn't reset the effective user id to the real user id,
> even if called *without* the '-p' option.

How did you test that?

# ls -l sh
-rwsr-xr-x 1 nobody root 755512 30. Okt 17:03 sh
# ./sh -c id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)
# ./sh -p -c id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root) euid=65534(nobody) groups=65533(nobody),0(root)

Andreas.

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