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Old 01-29-2005, 05:42 PM   #1
deoren
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Bash script to email setuid root files [SOLVED]


Here is a script I just threw together to email me a listing of setuid files. I saved this file in /etc/cron.daily and chmod +x the script.

This way I'll get daily emails telling me what files are setuid root.

Code:
#!/bin/sh

###################################################################
# Script Purpose: Find all executable files with setuid root      #
#      File Name: find_setuid_root.sh                             #
#        Version: 0.1.0                                           #
#    Script Date: 01-29-05                                        #
#       Mod Date:                                                 #
###################################################################


##############################################################
# User set variables
##############################################################
EMAIL_ADDRESS="YOUR.EMAIL@DOMAIN.COM"
EMAIL_SUBJECT="Setuid root files for ${HOSTNAME}, `date '+%m%d%y'`"

##############################################################
# Script begins here
##############################################################

find / -perm +4000 -print -user root | mail -s "${EMAIL_SUBJECT}" ${EMAIL_ADDRESS}

exit 0
I hope this is useful to someone.

I found the find command with needed options here: http://www.iss.net/security_center/a...id/default.htm

Last edited by deoren; 04-11-2005 at 08:38 AM.
 
Old 01-30-2005, 09:56 AM   #2
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