Re: Setting System Time (stime())
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 02:33:20 GMT
|What's the difference between
| system("sudo date <date>");
| system("suid_own_date <date>");
|The checks have to be performed anyway before.
It is possible that you have not been as careful as sudo in doing all
the checks, and even so, sudo has a history of mistakes that had to be
corrected. So if somebody can see the code to your suid program and find
a mistake, they can make it do something you didn't expect.
Then again setting the date doesn't require that much checking.
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