bin/96248: vipw fail on RO /etc
spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua
Tue Apr 25 22:00:39 UTC 2006
The following reply was made to PR bin/96248; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Alex Kozlov <spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua>
To: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at macomnet.ru>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/96248: vipw fail on RO /etc
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 00:57:56 +0300
On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 08:40:14PM +0000, Maxim Konovalov wrote:
> > > I believe a simple script could solve the problem in your environment.
> > Almost any missing features can be done with wrapper script.
> > But programs continue to improve.
> Yes, in a way they don't break POLA. I'd be really surprised if
> eventually vipw(8) run 'more' instead of 'vi' :-)
> > Also I don't want script in sudo case.
> I know nothing about your environment but if you trust users to run
> vipw(8) from which they can easily change root password, create a
> priv. account, jump to root shell, why don't trust them to run a
Ok. I take your point.
> > P.S. Btw, lib/libutil don't respect NO_INET6 knob. Fix is simple.
> > Shall I fill another PR?
> Yes, sure.
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