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Old 04-26-2004, 03:51 PM   #1
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Sticky Bits


On an executeable file owned as root, I ran as root chmod 4755. The executeable now has the sticky bit for user root. However, when I log in as a user and execute that file, that executable executes as the user not root. This is a compiled executeable. Is there a setting that disables sticky bits from functioning?
 
Old 04-27-2004, 02:31 AM   #2
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Is the filesystem mounted with the "nosuid" flag set? The command mount (on its own, no arguments) shows the optons set.
 
  


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