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Re: sudo env_reset in FC5



> On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 10:22 +0100, Karel Zak wrote: 
> >  Hi,
> > 
> >  I'd like to enable the env_reset option in the sudoers config file by
> > default in FC5:
> > 
> > 
> > Defaults   env_reset
> > Defaults   env_keep = "COLORS DISPLAY EDITOR HOSTNAME HISTSIZE INPUTRC KDEDIR \
> >                        LESSOPEN LS_COLORS MAIL PS1 PS2 QTDIR SSH_ASKPASS USERNAME \
> >                        LANG LC_ADDRESS LC_CTYPE LC_COLLATE LC_IDENTIFICATION \
> >                        LC_MEASUREMENT LC_MESSAGES LC_MONETARY LC_NAME LC_NUMERIC \
> >                        LC_PAPER LC_TELEPHONE LC_TIME LC_ALL LANGUAGE LINGUAS \
> >                        _XKB_CHARSET"
> > 
> 
> Note: maybe all envs with a path to something executable should be
> removed from the list (it means LESSOPEN, SSH_ASKPASS and EDITOR).

You'll be making my day if you do this Karl.

I would suggest starting with a minimal env_keep whitelist.  We can always
expand it, and as long as there is a release note about it, it will only
surprise the people who don't read the release notes. We can expand it in
the future as needed.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


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