[ILUG] Re: Sudo Help
grimnar at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Oct 26 10:53:33 IST 1999
Dave Burke stated the following on Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 08:30:43AM +0100 :
> I was bored yesterday so I decided to finally install sudo to allow the
> committee members to change members passwords. Anyway I have it working
> fine as far as authenication goes and I whipped up a script that allows
> them to change the passwords.
> [root at hoth /root]# cat /usr/local/bin/sudo-passwd
> if [ "$1" = root ]; then
> echo "WARNING"
> passwd $1
> I'm just not happy with this script, It all looks too simple and I've a
> feeling I've done something inherently wrong. Is there anything else that
> I should be looking to check?
that the target ain't in any group other than member.
probably want to set an min UID as well.
kate should have the source to a c app redbrick wrote to do the same thing.
setpass, it's designed to be installed setuid root.
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