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Re: [opensuse-security] udev rules; use of uucp group for devices
  • From: Günter Dannoritzer <dannoritzer@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 16:16:06 +0200
  • Message-id: <48E4D7A6.3050602@xxxxxx>
Ludwig Nussel wrote:

Being member of the dialout group merely gives you permissions to
trigger or stop dialin connections (via smpppd or isdnctrl) without
any way to influence 'dangerous' parameters such as phone number. As
member of the modem class in resmgr you will be able to issue arbitrary AT
commands to serial modems or mobile phones though.

Thanks for explaining that, I see the difference now.

Guenter
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