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asroot for linux

Is there something like the asroot command (SCO Unix RIP) for linux suse or redhat ? I want a user to be able to run the chmod command on files, (he's a trusted user).

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henry007
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Alf666Commented:
Yep. sudo.

man sudo

config in /etc/sudoers

But at the second when you allow chmod, you'd better simply give him a root account.

cp /bin/sh /tmp
sudo chmod 1755 /tmp/sh
/tmp/sh

And BAM! You get a root shell :-)

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henry007Author Commented:
:-)
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