[rescue] "New" SPARCserver 20

Dan Debertin rescue at sunhelp.org
Tue Jun 19 11:09:42 CDT 2001

On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> I don't think that you have to install Opera as root, and /etc/shadow
> isn't supposed to be world readable (otherwise why bother with shadow
> passwords instead of the old school passwords in /etc/passwd method).

Yes; as I replied to David, this was just an example, and perhaps a bad
one. There are numerous undesirable things that a non-root process could
do that would have made better examples.

Dan Debertin
airboss at nodewarrior.org

More information about the rescue mailing list