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Re: VI wrapper for SUDO?

On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:45:08PM -0800, William R Ward wrote:

> A lazy sysadmin, not thinking through the ramifications, might put
> things like "/usr/bin/vi /etc/aliases" in the sudoers file, thinking
> that it limits access.  But of course, vi has the ":e" command...

Searched groups.google.com for "secure vi shell escape", and found:


and it looks like nvi still supports the secure options mentioned

Mike Renfro  / R&D Engineer, Center for Manufacturing Research,
931 372-3601 / Tennessee Technological University -- renfro@tntech.edu

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