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Re: Corinna or Pierre please comment? [email@example.com: Re: setuid
On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 09:53:02AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > So we still have a problem, even if the DC is accessible. We could
> > solve that by not failing silently if the get_user_groups() function
> *** <= you don't mean that!
Did I mess up the sentence? Currently the code has this new comment
"/* Fail silently if DC is not reachable */". This must not happen.
> What I don't understand is how mkpasswd/group work in that case (do they work?).
> See NetUserEnum
> If they don't, how does one enter the relevant sids in /etc/passwd
> and group? That's really where I got stuck at work. I never got to
> the point where I could setuid, because I can't get the sids.
It's not that problem, AFAICS. It's pretty clear in that environment
that the passwd and group entries have to be generated by either a
privileged user or by the sysadmin directly on the DC. So there is
a way to generate these files, it's just not possible for everyone
on each machine.
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