On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 07:17:20PM -0400, Schiz0 wrote: > This is one of those things where after you realize what you've done, > you just want to smack yourself. > > I've been working on hardening my FreeBSD 6.2-Stable box. I disabled > root login from everywhere, including the console (The box isn't > physically secure, so I didn't want anyone screwing around). Now, me > being stupid, didn't reboot after making all these changes to harden > it. So I finally rebooted (With the secure level set to 2) and I found > that I can't run "su." I get the following error: > > $ su - > su: not running setuid > > I can't shutdown since I can't become root, so I pulled the plug and > rebooted into single-user mode. I edited /etc/rc.conf and set > kern_securelevel_enable="NO" > > I rebooted again, but for some reason I still get the same error for "su." > > So basically, I locked myself out of my box completely. I fail :-( > > su has the following permissions: > -r-sr-xr-x 1 root wheel schg 12240 May 13 13:15 su
That looks correct. It is the same as mine except the size is different. It is probably a different version. Is your id in the wheel group in /etc/group? Are you in some weird shell? (tcsh[csh] is least weird on FreeBSD, followed by sh) ////jerry > > And sudo isn't installed, unfortunately. Any ideas of how to get root back? > > Thanks! > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"