[sudo-users] Difficulty with /sbin in PATH
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue Feb 19 19:15:24 EST 2008
In message <8e4dbfa80802191540q2243c948g3564a834523b0836 at mail.gmail.com>
so spake "Andreas Hasenack" (ahasenack):
> Is this how it is supposed to work? I thought it would use the target
> user's PATH to discover which program was supposed to run and then
> match it against the sudo rule.
No, it is supposed to use the PATH specified by the --with-secure-path
option for searching. The exception to this is that users in the
"exempt" group are not affected by the secure path setting but if
that were the case I would not expect the PATH change to show up
in "sudo env".
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