[CentOS] [Fwd: [suse-amd64] OFF-TOPIC - *very* bad]

William A. Mahaffey III wam at HiWAAY.net
Tue Nov 15 20:30:19 UTC 2005


William Hooper wrote:

>William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
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>>I saw this on the SuSE AMD64 list & decided to pass it along, since it
>>seems like a sneaky problem. Later posts confirm it is *NOT*
>>AMD64-specific, nor SuSE 9.3 specific ....
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>And no one bothered to read the sudo man page?
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>"Once a user has been authenticated, a timestamp is updated and the user
>may then use sudo without a password for a short period of time (5 minutes
>unless overridden in sudoers)."
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Yes, that was noted in subsequent posts. It was also noted that this is 
why many admins disable it. I think I may have gone off half-cocked :-) ....

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	William A. Mahaffey III
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