BusyBox passwd requires root privileges

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Aug 4 06:53:09 EST 2007

khollan wrote:
> I log on as a user and I want to use passwd to change that users password but
> it gives me the 
> passwd: applet requires root privileges!
> I can login as root and change all user passwords, but I want individual
> owners to be able to update their passwords.  Any ideas?

passwd needs to be setuid root.


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