[GRLUG] Distro's - was GRLUG test comment
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.
Ron Lauzon - rlauzon at acm dot org
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