[Techtalk] sh/perl/setuid

Nicole Zimmerman colby at wsu.edu
Mon Jan 14 19:35:18 EST 2002

Also, if anyone knows a good way to match CTRL+D I would appreciate it...
I keep trying to "logout" with it and it's driving me nuts. ;o)


At 18:23 on Jan 14, Nicole Zimmerman combined all the right letters to say:

> I want to write a perl script that runs as a non-root user but can do some
> root-ish things. I don't want the whole script to be setUID, so my plan
> is/was to write supporting shell scripts that can be setUID and handle the
> root-ish things (ifdown/ifup, mv /etc/resolv.conf, /etc/init.d/ssh
> restart, stuff like that).

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