[sudo-users] Keep Path FC9
aaron.lewis1989 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 07:05:04 EST 2010
Steve T wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 19:33 +0800, Aaron Lewis wrote:
>> Steve T wrote:
>> > I used sudo under FC6 and could simply do 'sudo command' knowing that
>> > the path for the command would be cloned from the current users (my)
>> > path.
>> > This does not appear to work in the same way under FC9 - is there a way
>> > to still achieve the same thing?
>> > Thanks
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>> Are you looking for secure_path ?
>> man sudoers
>> secure_path Path used for every command run from sudo. If you don’t
>> trust the people running sudo
>> to have a sane PATH environment variable you may want to use this.
>> Another use is if
>> you want to have the "root path" be separate from the "user path." Users
>> in the group
>> specified by the exempt_group option are not affected by secure_path.
>> This option is
>> set to /bin:/usr/ucb:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/etc:/etc by default.
>> Hope it helps.
> Thanks for the reply.
> I'm not sure as most of the options are compile time and the sudo
> command was pre-compiled under FC9. I've tried the 'keep' options in
> the sudoers file to no avail.
> I had the same issue a year+ back and never resolved it - I'll have to
> try getting the source and compiling that.
./configure --help shows
--with-secure-path override the user's path with a built-in one
But i don't recommand you to do so , it's not secure ;-)
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