Uh oh. Looks like your using an ad blocker.
Our site is support by ads that help to pay our hosting costs. Please disable or whitelist us within your ad blocker to help us keep the site online.
All money generate by ads and donations is used to pay the hosting costs of the site.
Just a quick question, if I write a program thats deliberately vulnerable to buffer overflows, set the suid bit (so it runs with root permissions) and tar -p it up to preserve permissions, when I transfer it to another computer (running as an unprivileged user) and exploit it, will that give me root?
I think it will but it seems all too easy. I have telnet access to the box im trying to own (this is for a uni project btw, nothing illegal :ninja. Its gonna be something real simple like once the suid bit is set u need to be root to run it isnt it? Come on guys point out the obvious flaw its starting to annoy me.
Thanks in advance,