Avoiding /etc/passwd and /etc/group scans

Pierre A. Humblet Pierre.Humblet@ieee.org
Tue Oct 22 13:56:00 GMT 2002


Christopher Faylor wrote:

> Nope.  I was wrong.  If ntsec is active then it has complete control.
>
> I sort of like this since it is like linux but since setup.exe won't
> properly extract files with the executable bit turned on, I guess I
> have to override this.

Crossing e-mails.

> I guess I have to do the same thing for '#!' magic too, right?  Ugh.
> There goes a big ntsec advantage.

Good point. Even when ntsec is on, cygwin will accept to execute 
shell scripts that do not have x.

Pierre



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