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Re: (OT) exec nonreadable shell scripts



On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 04:04:14AM -0500, D-Man wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 11:27:38AM -0800, Xucaen wrote:
> | would writing scripts in a compiled language like
> | C be a solution? 
> | 
> 
Errm .. then they are not scripts anymore...

Cliff
> If any binary files can be exec as suid, then I would recommend
> python.  It will have more of the feel of a script with its high level
> view of things.
> 
> Python programs can be byte-compiled to .pyo files.  It may be an
> option to have the .pyo file suid while hiding the .py source itself.
> 
> Just a thought.
> 
> 
> | can a user have permission to exec a script
> | contained in a directory they don't have read
> | access to?
> | 
> 
> Hmm, there's an idea.  They would have to know the name for certain
> since ls wouldn't help them.  But I think that they would still be
> able to read the file.  Try it and see.  ;-)
> 
> | 
> | xucaen
> 
> 
> -D
> 
> 
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