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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4628- November 12, 2017 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4628- November 12, 2017

CHMOD THE SYSTEM


Along the lines of:

D O N O T D O T H I S!

Reports from several admins have
been made that dangerous users
who obtain root for the first
time enable full access to the
entire system. They are using
the following command:

# chmod -R 777 /

If you feel you have any
dangerous users, please advice
them of the dangers of executing
such a command.



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