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Re: Change Passwd Via Telnet through a Perl WWW Script

On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 02:14:10AM -0400, Phillip Hofmeister wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 at 12:20:30PM +1000, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> > I think a combination of sudo and chpasswd would be good for this.
> I don't, that introduces scripting vulnerabilities (remote root), the one thing
> I wanted to avoid.  Using telnet vs. su or sudo you avoid escalated privs...

Umm, the telnet will need to login as root, right? So how is this any less
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> arithmetic and those that can't.

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