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Re: [opensuse] Root's password
  • From: jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 19:48:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <45FEDB02.3070504@xxxxxxxxx>
James Knott wrote:

Curious. It asks for the old password, when changing as a user, but not when as root. That means that if someone finds an open root session, they can change the password!

of course. root can do nearly anything.

jdd

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