Remotely edit user disk quota
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri May 29 11:03:33 UTC 2009
> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>> Even 15 seconds of thinking is enough to understand that logging
>> to other user and then su - gives completely no extra security.
> I don't buy this, given that root's login name is well known :)
if someone can intercept the passwords you type, then he/she will
intercept both user password you log in and then su password you type.
He/she actually can gain more if you use su, as you may use the same user
password somewhere else.
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