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Old 12-06-2005, 04:47 PM   #1
powah
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sudo does not work


I want to allow a user to execute some privileged commands.

I setup the sudoer configurations as follows:
First configuration:
# sudoers file.
#
# This file MUST be edited with the 'visudo' command as root.
#
# See the sudoers man page for the details on how to write a sudoers file.
#

# User privilege specification
root ALL=(ALL) ALL

powah ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/tethereal
powah ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/local/sbin/iwconfig



Second configuration:

# sudoers file.
#
# This file MUST be edited with the 'visudo' command as root.
#
# See the sudoers man page for the details on how to write a sudoers file.
#

# User privilege specification
root ALL=(ALL) ALL
powah ALL=(ALL) ALL


Login as powah using the first and then the second configurations, the privileged command can not be executed:
$ /sbin/ifconfig ath0 up
SIOCSIFFLAGS: Permission denied


Login as root, then the privileged command can be executed:
$ su
Password:
# /sbin/ifconfig ath0 up

Last edited by powah; 12-06-2005 at 04:55 PM.
 
Old 12-06-2005, 05:49 PM   #2
int0x80
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Try
Code:
$ sudo /sbin/ifconfig ath0 up
 
  


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