[Full-Disclosure] local SYSTEM on Windows vs. local root on Unix
S G Masood
sgmasood at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 20 20:10:12 GMT 2004
--- petard <petard at freeshell.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 04:20:58PM -0500, KF wrote:
> > I am currious to know what you folks think the
> differences are between
> > obtaining local SYSTEM on a win32 box and
> obtaining root on a Unix machine.
> > Same thing?
> > Different?
> > One is worse than the other? Which one? Why?
> IIRC, it is possible to create
> local users and add
> them to local groups from a program running with
> LocalSystem privileges.
> [This is why I'd say it's equal to root in the best
Yes, you are right.
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