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Re: basically security of linux

Le Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:31:35 +0100,
Andreas Matthus <Andreas.Matthus@tu-dresden.de> a écrit :

> Hallo,
> I manage a lot of debian servers and try to install often the updates.
> So I had in mind my systems are well prepaired. (I follow also other
> security rules  ;-)  )
> But since some days I mull over a question: What happens  if a user
> run a selfcopy from a program with a security hole? I'm afraid he can
> get root-rights. Isn't it?
> with regards
> Andreas Matthus


I'd say that except in the case of kernel bug, non-root users cannot
get root rights with a non root running program...



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