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Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 17:19:49 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: su, syslog, pam

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 05:12:06PM +0400, Anatoly Pugachev wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 03:08:42PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> > control su wheelonly
> Thanks, this helped. I don't usually login as root via network, so it's
> my preffered way to privilege escalation.

Well, I hope that you have a dedicated non-root account for su'ing to
root.  If you use that account for any other purpose, then you're most
likely weakening this system's security by your use of su vs. logging
in as root via network.


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