[sudo-users] (no subject)

Martin Schröder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Fri Sep 24 09:36:57 EDT 2004

On 2004-09-24 07:48:44 -0400, Clift Robert T CONT DLVA wrote:
> Within vi any user can shell out(i.e :!sh) and get a shell. If the user is
> using sudo and vi a bogus file, they can shell out and have a root shell.
> Any ideas on how to prevent this action. 

vim has a restricted personality called rvim which does not allow
shell outs.

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               Martin Schröder, ms at artcom-gmbh.de
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