[sudo-workers] sudoer mode
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Oct 20 17:45:59 EDT 2004
In message <BAY2-F40vAauNjVuMhv00001962 at hotmail.com>
so spake "Thuy Cao" (thuytcao):
> I have sudo on an AIX machine 5.1. I granted a sudo root access for a user.
> Here is the entry in the /etc/sudoers file:
> testid ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
> howerver, when that user tried to do sudo su -,he got this error:
> /etc/sudoers is mode 0600, should be 0440.
> I checked the /etc/sudoers file, the permissions are correct 440. Only this
> user got problem. I tried different Ids, all went fine.
> Does this have to do something with the user's .profile file? Any help from
> you would be greatly appreciated.
My guess is that he is running a different sudo binary. Compare
the output of "which sudo" for the two users.
Other than that, I don't have any ideas.
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