|From:||Seth Vidal <skvidal-AT-fedoraproject.org>|
|To:||Development discussions related to Fedora <fedora-devel-list-AT-redhat.com>|
|Subject:||Re: Local users get to play root?|
|Date:||Wed, 18 Nov 2009 17:40:37 -0500 (EST)|
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. Richard, to be fair, when I asked you how to edit a .pkla file you couldn't tell me. So, if our engineers don't know the basics, how should our users? -sv -- fedora-devel-list mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-devel-list
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