smbpasswd from www...

Tavis Barr tavis at
Thu May 20 21:44:06 GMT 1999

It's not terribly kosher, but the subroutine in smbpasswd.c that prevents it 
from running suid is (last time I checked) totally independent of the rest 
of the program, so you can just comment it out.  You do this, of course, 
at your own security risk, etc., etc.


On Fri, 21 May 1999, Todd Stiers wrote:

> Hi,
> I am building an entire network password synchronization method that
> needs to use smbpasswd to change the SAMBA password.
> The problem is smbpasswd won't run suid, and it fails to run
> suid from another script, putting a huge wrench in my scheme.
> Thank you
> -Todd

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