editing /etc/sudoers

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Sat Nov 29 20:55:50 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-11-29 at 15:18 -0500, Brian McKee wrote:
> Actually, seems to me that if someone can install software, then by
> definition they can do whatever they want - e.g. install a program that
> lets them su to root say....
> Once you've opened that barn door, the horse can leave, even if it
> doesn't realize it.
> Just stick them in the admin group.

Dunno. You make a good point, but besides protection from maliciousness
there is IMHO also protection from error to consider. Making it harder
to "sudo rm -rf /" can only be a good thing :)

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