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Re: [suse-security] Problem with second user with uid 0?
From: Jon Clausen (jonstevnsgade.dk)
Date: Sat Mar 12 2005 - 01:56:11 CST
On Fri, 11 Mar, 2005 at 23:52:39 +0100, Frank Steiner wrote:
> Anyway, in which way would this be more secure than giving the user the
> password? Booting from a CD to perform the fsck, he can enter a new
> encrypted string to /etc/shadow and has the root password after rebooting.
So why don't you simply do that?
Right before you leave, you edit /etc/shadow and
- move 'your' encrypted string off of the system
- enter a different string
And when you return;
Move 'your' string back into /etc/shadow.
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