[CentOS] Need help in securing maildir so
thatrootusershouldnot able to read anyother user's mail
mhull-richter at datallegro.com
Tue Mar 20 18:40:00 UTC 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Matthew Miller
> Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 10:52 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Need help in securing maildir so
> thatrootusershouldnot able to read anyother user's mail
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 12:44:05PM -0500, Styma, Robert E (Robert)
> > > > You cannot just go to single user mode because going
> > > > to single user normally requires you to enter the root password.
> > > I can't test now; I don't have a local CentOS system, but I don't
> > > remember ever needing a password to get into single mode on any
> > > system. Am I right, or is my brain falling apart?
> > I could be confused. I jump back and forth between Linux, Solaris,
> > and HP/UX.
> Default is no password, but you *should* set a grub password.
In general, you have to be root already to issue an init or telinit
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