IP address to MAC address
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 22:36:07 +0100
On Tuesday 11 June 2002 10:27 pm, Tom Eastep wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Antony Stone wrote:
> > Well, on my system at least (Slackware 8.0), /proc/net/arp has
> > permissions -r--r--r-- so anyone can read it. The arp program is in
> > /sbin, so it can only be run by root.
> Are you saying that Slack secures /sbin against access by non-root users
> or the files there from being executed by non-root users? Not so on
> Note that /sbin isn't in non-root's PATH so by default an absolute path
> name must be used. But:
Okay - turns out I'm telling you Slackware's the same - I just naively
assumed that when someone decided not to include /sbin on non-root user PATH,
then they would have given it permissions dr-xr-x--- to stop non-root users
getting at the juicy commands inside.
Just shows you something you think is security is just obscurity :-)