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Re: Local users get to play root?



On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 06:50 +0000, Keith G. Robertson-Turner wrote:
> 
> The desktop users on my network might have difficulty doing any of those
> things, since their "desktop" access is via VNC tunnelled through ssh.
> 
> However, now it seems they can arbitrarily install software into /usr,
> on a server that is (for some of them) in a foreign country, because of
> something called PackageKit. 

That is incorrect, unless somehow your ssh tunneled VNC registers as
"local console login", which I doubt.  In your case, none of your users
would be allowed to install software/updates.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
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