[sudo-users] FW: sudoers anomaly

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Jul 16 15:04:44 EDT 2008

In message <B2E59DACDD5BAE4E9610EA5C7BF48716024523D6 at txsan01exc02.kci.com>
	so spake "Wood, Mike" (Mike.Wood):

> I have a similar problem (Sudo version 1.6.9p13).
> -
> A user complained that he couldn't execute a certain command.  Sudo -l
> shows he should be able to.  Specifically from sudo -l:
> (root) NOPASSWD: /usr/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/*/start_dsmc,
> /usr/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc
> Unfortunately, he gets "lectured".
> Now if I delete a Host_Alias that it COMPLETELY UNRELATED, it then works
> fine.
> Additionally, if I su - to the account from root, it works fine (whether
> I edit Host_aliases or not.
> I'm completely baffled.

I'd love to know whether sudo 1.7.0rc2 exhibits the same behavior.

 - todd

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