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[Bug 466407] New: group dialout no longer needed
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  • Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 06:48:59 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <bug-466407-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=466407


Summary: group dialout no longer needed
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.2
Version: unspecified
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Minor
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Basesystem
AssignedTo: kukuk@xxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: lnussel@xxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
CC: security-team@xxxxxxx
Found By: Development


The main user of the dialout group (smpppd) does no longer rely on the group
for authentication but uses PolicyKit instead. Therefore dialout can be removed
from /etc/default/useradd so new users no longer become member of that group by
default.

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