restricted chmod - follow up

Emil Isberg emil.isberg at
Tue Mar 21 03:44:50 EST 2000

On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, Smith, Kevin (CAP, GCF) wrote:
>Many thanks to those who responded to my enquiry regarding running a
>restricted chmod. {Emil & Matt}

We're here to help as much as we can.

>I have found that
>!/bin/chmod [1-4]??? * in /etc/sudoers
>Appears to work. Basically I wanted to stop users from setting the
>sticky/setuid bit on a file.
>Upon testing, normal chmod using any octal works and any 'other' bit setting
>[between 1 and 4] fails

Does it also stop the users from executing /bin/chmod -f 1111 /their/file?
Or -R 1111 /their/file
Or -fR, -rF, -r -F, or some other combination.

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"Not be killing others."
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