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Re: Local users get to play root?



On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 13:19 -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> This significantly limits the number of users with powers to install
> signed software -- almost to the point of where it sounds like a fair
> trade-off. If someone has physical access to the machine, then heck --
> it's not like they don't already effectively "own" it.

Most of my users wouldn't be able to "own" it even if I let a root shell
open, but they would definitely be able to install or remove packages
using the GUI.

The difference is huge.

Simo.

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Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York


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