Web Based Configuring

Alek O. Komarnitsky (N-CSC) alek at ast.lmco.com
Thu Jan 18 09:07:14 EST 2001

> From: mackay at kodak.com
> Subject: Re: Web Based Configuring
> To: sudo-users at courtesan.com
> From: Scott D. MacKay
> I would certainly hope not, heh.  That would be like allowing you to change
> the root password with a Web form.  Not the most secure of ideas...
> Related, it would be interesting if someone has written a TCL/TK or other
> X11 based graphical rule writer; something which needs to be invoked by
> root, not a web form...

FYI FWIW: there is a program called sudoers-lint (I wrote it!  ;-) which
checks the sudoers for "correctness" and stale information. There's a link
to it from the sudo home page or you can get it directly from:
   http://www.komar.org/  ->  Misc. Tech Stuff  ->  sudo-tools


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