moko running everything as root
mikael.lammentausta at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 14:56:02 CEST 2008
> User "John" running sudo rm -rf /* is better than root running "rm -rf
> /*" because...?
Because sudo can be configured to accept users in certain groups to
run certain commands with or without a password. "rm" can be
restricted, whereas "opkg" can be permitted without password.
IMO, running everything as root introduces a whole world of possible
exploitations without any real benefits.
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