Users able to execute windows .exe though execute bit not set

Ronan Waide waider at
Tue Apr 1 17:22:35 GMT 2003

On April 1, rsharpe at said:
> Hmmm, I did some testing a week or so ago, and found that removing the 
> execute permission from ACLs on the file (esp inherited ones) prevents 
> Win2K from executing the file, although it does open the file for read 
> first.

Yep, turns out I opened my mouth without being completely sure of what
I was saying :)
> Since we have just added proper eXecute permission support to our (almost) 
> NT ACLs in the file system, let me check this today to see what the deal 
> is.

jmcd says it should work.

waider at / Yes, it /is/ very personal of me.

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 not a COMPLETE asshole." - Meredith

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