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Re: debmake suid programs



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Christoph Lameter:
> Does this cover the environment issues? I.e. is PGPPASS passed through all
> of this and is the user enviroment preserved?

Except when it's bad security to do so, yes. For example, it removes
LD_* from the environment.

> Is sudo changing the real usedid to root or only the effective userid?

DESCRIPTION
       sudo allows a permitted user to execute a command as the
       superuser (real and effective uid and gid are set to 0 and
       root's group as set in the passwd file respectively).

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