[lug] ssh shell commands

Brad Crotchett brad at bradandkim.net
Wed Jun 6 19:41:14 MDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 18:37 -0700, karl horlen wrote:
> > Yeah, that sounds a little odd for an ISP.  If you
> > issue 'cd /' and then
> > 'ls -al' does it look like the entire filesystem or
> > just a chrooted
> > environment? 
> No it's root...
> so get this.. i can 
> cd /etc
> vi passwd
> that allows me to see the real name on every account
> on the system (mine included).  i can't drill down
> into another's directory (permissions are correct) but
> i can tell you the names of every person that my isp
> is doing business with.
> that's kind of lame isn't it?

Ouch, very lame.  In my experience this is not the norm and the
solutions are pretty straightforward.  Where can I sign up with this


Brad Crotchett
brad at bradandkim.net

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