[sudo-users] Does group ownership of /var/log/sudo-io/00/00/??/* matter?

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at sudo.ws
Thu Apr 11 16:17:32 MDT 2019

On Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:26:51 -0000, Leroy Tennison wrote:

> Looking for files with no group owner and found all the files under the direc
> tory in the subject line, remembered I'd removed an administrative user recen
> tly who most likely had a group with that gid.  Now I need to change group ow
> nership but noticed that permissions are 600 so does it really matter what gr
> oup owns them?  If yes for some internal reason, please tell me how to select
>  that group.

The group does not really matter as the files have no group
permissions.  You can safely set them to group 0 if you'd like.
That is what newer versions of sudo use.

 - todd

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