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Re: Security policy oversight needed?



2009/11/20 Rudolf Kastl <che666 gmail com>:
> there are also inconsistencies between gui clickery and shell usage...
> simple example:
>
> click "shutdown" in gnome just does it in f12
>
> issuesing shutdown -h now on the shell asks for root password ... id
> really expect a system to show consistent behaviour not only in gui
> clickery but system wide. this feels pretty broken to me.

to correct myself... it doesent directly prompt for it... but it
whines that shutting down the box needs root privs... still the point
is ... there are more and more inconsistencies intrudoced and that is
not a good sign when it comes to security.

kind regards,
rudolf kastl


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