Unix is a family of multiuser, multitasking operating system that is widely used in workstations, servers and embedded devices. The best-known Unix variant is Linux.

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sharing private key sTunnel

All of the sTunnel guides and implementations at work do the same thing, they say once the private key and the public cert are created on the server, you need to cat them together and then share with ...
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What is the rationale for calling setgroups on a list of length one?

The Secure Programming Cookbook for C and C++ says that: "Ancillary groups are inherited by a process from its parent process, and they can only be altered by a process with superuser privileges. ...
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Default accounts shutdown, halt, and sync - still shipping?

I'm curious as to whether, and if so why, Unix and Linux distributions still ship with default accounts shutdown, halt and sync. Specifically (from a Red Hat document), ...
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What is the “crafted DBGCMD_LQUERYLV” in CVE-2014-8904

https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-8904 lquerylv in cmdlvm in IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1 and VIOS 2.2.x allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted DBGCMD_LQUERYLV ...
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OpenSSH password based authentication in the enterprise?

TL;DR How common is.. Using password based authentication on servers to login over SSH reusing the same password other places. Even if this is an unprivileged user it is still valuable I think. ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication and Java/Unix

I have a specific scenario where we have existing ASP.NET Web applications/services hosted in IIS and accessible via Integrated Windows Authentication. The challenge is to have a new web application ...
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Pentesting - is there a way to check file permissions on linux remotely - KALI

I'm trying to modify a PHP file through a plugin on wordpress. Everything goes well, but I had to modify the permissions to 666 manually via terminal on the victim's machine, cause even when I'm ...