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Re: Local users get to play root?



On 11/19/2009 02:30 PM, Bojan Smojver wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram <sundaram <at> fedoraproject.org> writes:
>  
>> If you have a problem with this, do explain why. Not suggesting it is
>> not a problem but being more descriptive does help.
> 
> This opens the door to all kinds of cascaded exploits that would otherwise not
> be possible (see: http://lwn.net/Articles/362640/). Then local users really get
> to play root, except that they are really remote users that just broke into your
> system.

.. err Jeff Garzik already made that point in this thread.

Rahul


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