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  1. #1

    dumping root file use od


    Hi.

    I am a newbie of linux.
    I am trying dumping some files for fun, using od command.

    od command looks like have a setuid attribute.

    Is that mean, I can use od to dump with a guest ID, to dump some root file? ie, apache log file?

    thank you

  2. #2
    The od binary on my systems (RHEL4, CentOS5, F15, F16) do not have setuid attribute set. But they are owned by root, is that what you mean?

    Anyway, can you not do this?

    Code:
     su -c 'od /var/log/httpd/error_log'
    Or did u mean something else?

  3. #3

    thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by atreyu View Post
    The od binary on my systems (RHEL4, CentOS5, F15, F16) do not have setuid attribute set. But they are owned by root, is that what you mean?

    Anyway, can you not do this?

    Code:
     su -c 'od /var/log/httpd/error_log'
    Or did u mean something else?
    Thank you!

    it looks like i made a mistake about od

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