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Re: chown32() weirdness

To: Wessel Dankers <wsl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: chown32() weirdness
From: Walt H <waltabbyh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 10:00:41 -0800
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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I was more afraid of the setuid, possibe local root exploit. Maybe that would be caught?


Wessel Dankers wrote:
On 2002-02-18 11:02:51-0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:

Ok, I guess this is a difference between Irix and Linux...

Hm. That means I can just push someone over their quota by chowning a big
file to them (especially if it's in a directory they do not have access
to). That doesn't sound right.


Wessel Dankers <wsl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Some one needed the powerstrip, so they pulled the switch plug.

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