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Re: [suse-security] su to root
  • From: Sven Michels <smichels@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 17:31:30 +0100
  • Message-id: <3AB8D762.CCA92D0A@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Egan wrote:
>
> On my new SuSE 7.1 any user can su to root if they know the root
> password. I thought only members of group root could su to root, but
> now anybody can.
>
> Is this a bug?
no, but what you need is to set the permissions on su ..
only root and the member of the group x (can be root or whatever)
can execute su.

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