[CentOS] sudo 1.6.9 versus sudo 1.7.2 behavioral differences with umask settings

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 8 04:42:27 EDT 2010


From: David Goldsmith <dgoldsmith at sans.org>

> On the first server (CentOS 5.4 i386) running sudo 1.6.9pl7-5  (from
> base), here are the results of touching a file as a user, as root and  as
> a user sudoing to root:
> On the second server (CentOS  x86-64) running sudo 1.7.2p1-7 (from
> updates), here are the results of the  same actions:

Maybe check the release notes...
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/stable.html
A quick look got:
"A new Defaults option "umask_override" will cause sudo to set 
the umask specified in sudoers even if it is more permissive 	than 
the invoking user's umask. "

JD


      


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