This is a discussion on Re: suid root programs (Re: minimum kde startup) - KDE ; On Sunday 18 December 2005 07:07, Adriaan de Groot wrote: > On Sun, 18 Dec 2005, Dave Feustel wrote: > > On Sunday 18 December 2005 06:34, David Faure wrote: > >> Those are games, why should they be suid ...
On Sunday 18 December 2005 07:07, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Dec 2005, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 December 2005 06:34, David Faure wrote:
> >> Those are games, why should they be suid root?
> >> They shouldn't be, and the "kde libraries" even say so when running them.
> >> Did you make them suid root, or did "make install" do that?
> > A couple more programs with s-bit permissions set:
> > xpat2, kdesud, ksirtet
> Be more specific about the s-bit permissions you refer to. There are two
> of them (02000, which is set GID, and 04000, which is set UID). The
> programs you have listed so far are set _GID_. Presumably, they should be
> setGID to group games to be able to write highscore files. Why kdelibs is
> complaining for you in this manner is a mystery to me.
The games are all GID (2000).
There are a number of kde programs with UID (4000) root set.
Where can I get man info on kde commands like ksud, which has
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