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Re: [opensuse-factory] Cronie as default cron in Factory
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On 2011-06-07 16:33, Vitezslav Cizek wrote:
I filed two separate bugs for this issue:


and the other is:


The old cron manual said:
"If the uid of the owner is 0 (root), he can put a "-" as first character of
a crontab entry.
This will prevent cron from writing a syslog message about this command
getting executed."

But as you say, it worked even for unprivileged users' crontabs.
(Probably a bug in old cron).

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698267


Bug 698267 - VUL-1: Ordinary user is allowed to disable logging of a cron
command execution to syslog

]> However, there is a bug in cron, that provides this feature even to
]> unprivileged users.

Ah, you mean in cron, not cronie.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4 x86_64 "Celadon" at Telcontar)
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