vi and sudo

Thomas Robinson tom.robinson at
Tue Apr 23 04:46:43 EDT 2002

> dear list,
> i am new to sudo and recently installed it on sun
> solaris 2.6. when i open vi while acting in the sudo
> context, vi still seems lets me execute shell commands
> as root.

I'm not sure about Solaris, but linux has /bin/rvi and /bin/rview which
restrict the use of such things as executing shells from within an
editing session.


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