Subject: Re: "su" in r escue?
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/25/2004 08:54:32
On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 11:12:30AM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
>There will be security concerns in the future if we provided a
>statically linked (and possibly less functional) /rescue/su once
>/usr/bin/su supports dynamically linked PAM modules, since users
>could avoid the PAM policies for /usr/bin/su by running /rescue/su.

not to mention the fact that su is suid root and the rest of /rescue

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