Subject: Re: Removing dm(1)
To: Jon Ribbens <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/18/1997 15:22:31
On Tue, 18 Nov 1997, Jon Ribbens wrote:

> The really, really important detail you have missed is that being
> user 'games' allows you to write to the games binaries. It would be
> the work of a few seconds to replace all the games by programs which
> create a setuid shell somewhere and then run the original binary.

Why are the game binaries group-writable. I understand why the high-scores
files are, but why the binaries?

Take care,