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Re: Local users get to play root?



On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 10:50 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Benny Amorsen (benny+usenet amorsen dk) said: 
> > > If there are pkgs which run daemons which are defaulting to ON when
> > > installed or on next reboot - then we should be auditing those pkgs.
> > > Last I checked we default to OFF and that should continue to be the
> > > case.
> > 
> > Is there a blanket prohibition on daemons defaulting to ON or are some
> > (presumably considered vital) daemons exempt? I ask because cronie
> > defaults to ON.
> 
> It's not a blanket prohibition. (See also opensshd, rsyslog, etc.)

Additionally, I believe it applies only to daemons which are configured
to be remote-accessible by default. I don't believe cronie is.

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