[sudo-users] NOPASSWD sudoers entry asking for password question

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Thu Feb 12 07:28:22 MST 2015

On Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:55:19 -0500, Robert Freeman-Day wrote:

> I ran into a situation where we had a sudoers entry with a full path to a com
> mand (script) under
> NOPASSWD.  So from sudo -l:
>     (root) NOPASSWD: /opt/bin/script *
> By mistake, the script was not placed there.  As a result, we got a prompt fo
> r password.  Is that by
> design or a possible bug?

Since the rule didn't match, the NOPASSWD tag was not applied and
the default policy of requesting a password was in effect.

 - todd

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