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Old 01-06-2007, 05:07 AM   #1
dryad
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psuedo root task delegation help


A question for all those out there who are out there in the enviable position of being in the know......could you suggest the best possible way to achieve delegation of `root' level tasks to appropriated users within a very strict/secure enviroment, which methods would be more appropriate for applying with a restrictive shell such as sudo?
Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated....thanks
 
Old 01-06-2007, 05:35 AM   #2
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So why not sudo? Maybe sudo should enable running only root-owned scripts for these tasks, if you want to limit permissions you give. But in this case you should check that you scripts are not exploitable themselves (also check that programs you call do not depend on weird environment variables - or clear them inside script, ordinary user controlled files, or parameter combination you didn't think of)
 
  


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