Solar> Is there a reason for this limited LD_PRELOAD support for setuid binaries,
Solar> does something depend on it? It looks like this was done intentionally...
Yes. SOCKSifying stupid protocols that require binding ports <1024, for
example. Assuming you install libsocks5_sh.so in /usr/lib, you can do:
$ (export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libsocks5_sh.so; rsh machine.outside.firewall
and have it work. This is basically what the runsocks script does.
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