SetUID and SetGID question

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Sat Sep 10 16:31:43 UTC 2011


I am confused regarding SetUID and SetGID flags of executables.

More specifically, what is the use of enabling them *both*, since when
the executable is run, it is run with owner's privileges because of

I mean enabling them both, doesn't have the same effect, as enabling
SetUID only?

Thank you,

Ioannis Vranos

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