[Samba] useradd setuid bit
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Nov 27 21:45:17 GMT 2005
On Fri, 2005-11-25 at 10:28 +0100, Szalai Ákos wrote:
> I've a little question:
> When the samba create machine account it's uid is 0 (root) or anything
> else? I've created a samba jail, and I want to know the useradd binary
> should be setuid or not.
Machine accounts should most certainly *not* be uid 0. They are used
for logins, and are valid user accounts in every respect (particularly
with 3.0.21 when released).
I see no reason why the useradd binary should be setuid, and I'm a
little baffled by what would make you think it should be.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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