On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 09:35:46PM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Hello;
>    For some reason I had to add the passwd files of a previous FreeBSD 4.4
> server to a new 4.9 one. I added passwd and master.passwd. Then I
> updated the db files. Now every thing is OK and all users can login.
>    My problem is that only the users in the wheel group can use passwd to
> change their passwords. The permissions of /usr/bin/passwd is:
>      -r-sr-sr-x  2 root  wheel  32824 Oct 27  2003 /usr/bin/passwd
> I cannot understand the reason. Can anybody help me.

The permissions of /usr/bin/passwd should be:

    -r-sr-xr-x  2 root  wheel  28828 Jan 19 08:27 /usr/bin/passwd

You've got the setgid bit set on yours.
Jonathan Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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