user created at install added in sudoers ?

n0dalus n0dalus+redhat at
Wed Jun 20 00:55:03 UTC 2007

On 6/20/07, Matthew Miller <mattdm at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 09:39:12AM +0930, n0dalus wrote:
> > In what way would it benefit a majority of users? I could be wrong,
> > but I suspect the majority of Fedora installations only have one
> > administrator, in which case, sudo actually ends up making things
> > _less_ secure (it provides another account by which root access can be
> > cracked). The majority of Fedora setups, including many ones with just
> It's a marginal benefit, though, because once that user account is
> compromised, the root password could be captured with relative ease.

Even so, sudo has offered no extra security or benefit in this case.


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