coreutils su

Archaic archaic at
Wed Jan 21 15:15:14 PST 2004

On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 05:16:35PM -0500, Robert Connolly wrote:
> That might be why its not popular. I think it would work if user bin is 
> su-only from root.

Which is easy. Don't set a passwd for the user.

> find a way to make the kernel only allow root to run objects owned by
> root.

I thought that was what SELinux/GRSec was for?


Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of
himself.  Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others?

- Thomas Jefferson, in his 1801 inaugural address

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