sudo error: Permission denied.
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Mon May 20 16:47:05 EDT 2002
In message <EX-20020520-152548-0006 at exchange.fiserv-missive1.fiserv.net>
so spake "King, Daniel" (Daniel.King):
> I just figured out that sudo requires that the parent directories of sudoers
> must be world-execute. Perhaps this is for navigation purposes?
By default sudo changes to uid 1 when reading the sudoers file and
relies on group read permissions. This is to make NFS-mounted
sudoer files possible. You can change this by running configure
More information about the sudo-users