Category Archives: unix

How to Gain Root Access on SunOS (a 1-day exploit)

If you happen to find a Sun Solaris server with a telnet daemon running, it is very likely that you can get superuser access on it by just typing: $ telnet -l “-froot” server where server is the server name. … Continue reading

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Efficient Editing In The Command Line: Part 1

If you are like me, spending a lot of time in the command line, you might be looking for ways to edit the command lines more efficiently. Many interactive UNIX programs implement line editing by using GNU’s readline library. This … Continue reading

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