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Re: GNU su and the wheel group

From: Sam Holden
Subject: Re: GNU su and the wheel group
Date: 5 Oct 2004 03:42:20 GMT
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On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 23:25:49 -0400, Paul Jarc <> wrote:
><> wrote:
>> [root]# ls -l /bin/su
>> -rwsr-x---    1 root     wheel       94625 Oct 12  2003 /bin/su
>> Now only members of the wheel group can run su... how exciting!
> And I would say that this itself makes a better argument against
> having code in su to check for the wheel group.  Less code to verify
> is good, especially in such a security-sensitive program.

What about the poor souls who want to su from one user account to

Sam Holden

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