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Re: [suse-security] Problem with second user with uid 0?
  • From: Frank Steiner <fsteiner-mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 22:48:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <423363B1.2040603@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Jon Clausen wrote

So why don't you simply do that?

Right before you leave, you edit /etc/shadow and

- move 'your' encrypted string off of the system
- enter a different string

And when you return;

Move 'your' string back into /etc/shadow.

Yes, good idea, and very simple :-) Thanks!

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