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Bug#698793: marked as done (sudo configuration changes)



Your message dated Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:14:55 +0100
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and subject line Re: Bug#698793: Patch
has caused the Debian Bug report #698793,
regarding sudo configuration changes
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Package: release-notes

Handling of the sudoers file changed between the version in squeeze and
what is now in wheezy and sid.  Users should be encouraged to migrate
customizations from the main /etc/sudoers file to files placed in 
/etc/sudoers.d.

The handling of secure_path also changed, moving from a compile-time
configuration option to an entry in the default /etc/sudoers file.
Thus, if users do not accept the maintainer's changed sudoers file
during the upgrade, they may find themselves with an incomplete PATH.
If this happens, sudo can still be used to execute commands as root, but
fully qualified paths may need to be provided to the command in
question.

The bottom line is that some care needs to be exercised when updating
sudo across the squeeze to wheezy transition.

Bdale

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On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 01:41:22PM +0000, Tim Marston wrote:
> Hi Joost,
> 
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 12:30:37PM +0100, Joost van Baal-Ilić wrote:
> > Thanks a lot!  I'll wait for your next revision of this patch, as we've
> > just discussed IRL.
> 
> Here it is.  I've tested the proposed solution (moving your sudoers to
> sudoers.d and keeping the default one) after an upgrade to
> sudo-1.8.5p2-1, and it works.

Excellent, thanks a lot!

 patching file upgrading.dbk
 Hunk #1 succeeded at 1227 with fuzz 2.
 joostvb@sveznalica:~/sv...ian.org/release-notes/en% svn commit
 Sending        en/upgrading.dbk
 Committed revision 9561.

Bye,

Joost

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