[GRLUG] Distro's - was GRLUG test comment

Ron Lauzon rlauzon at gmail.com
Thu May 4 19:13:02 EDT 2006

Tim Schmidt wrote:
> You're still not quite getting it...  when you run a command through
> sudo, you _are_ root as far as that command understands.  And sudo
> performs sufficient security checks for that to be OK.
And I think this is the root of the disagreement here.

The only security check that sudo does is prove that I am me.  In my 
professional opinion, that is not a sufficient security check to run any 
command as root.

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