[UFO Chicago] sudo exploit

Nick Moffitt nick@zork.net
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 13:57:14 -0700

begin  Peter A. Peterson II quotation:
> So maybe I'm a wuss for saying that I like the safety catch that
> sudo provides to me, as opposed to a root shell that I might leave
> logged in for someone to access on a console, much less do something
> drastic myself. As the adage goes, "The sysadmin is the system's
> greatest threat."

	On a system with only one admin, sudo may in fact be overkill.
Unless you need to do things like grant other users the ability to run
the newlist command and nothing else, it may not be worth the risk.  I
find that it generally is worth the risk.

You are not entitled to your opinions.
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