|| ||Seth Vidal <skvidal-AT-fedoraproject.org> |
|| ||Development discussions related to Fedora <fedora-devel-list-AT-redhat.com> |
|| ||Re: Local users get to play root? |
|| ||Wed, 18 Nov 2009 17:40:37 -0500 (EST)|
|| ||Article, Thread
On Wed, 18 Nov 2009, Richard Hughes wrote:
> 2009/11/18 Jeff Garzik <email@example.com>:
>> And this enormous security hole of a policy change was done with next to
>> /zero/ communication, making it likely that many admins will not even know
>> they are vulnerable until their kids install a bunch of unwanted packages.
> F11 had retained authorisations, which arguably were more of a
> security weakness. If rawhide had been signed during the F12 cycle
> everybody would have seen this change much earlier.
> If you're deploying F12, then I really think you should know the
> basics about PolicyKit.
to be fair, when I asked you how to edit a .pkla file you couldn't tell
So, if our engineers don't know the basics, how should our users?
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