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Re: root password in unix

>   I am wondering is it possible to change the password for root in unix
> if a situation simmilar to ritwik arises in unix.
> Also is it possible to change of root password at runtime if u r not
logged in
> as root.
depends on which unix u r talking abt. Also as most oses hav local/remote
root vurnerablities, if u haven't got a patched os, then u can search the
net for an exploit and use it to get root access on the system and then
change the root password.

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