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Re: As seen above: use of su vs sudo

Curt (2018-08-07):
> I thought his point might be that in typing the full path at least you
> know you're getting '/bin/su' and not some other 'su' that a malevolent
> individual might have created in your home directory after prepending HOME
> to your path, for example (in that malevolent person's effort to elevate
> himself to superuser status). 

Indeed. It protects you from semi-competent crackers. With incompetent
ones, is is not needed, with competent ones it is useless. You judge if
it is worth the hassle.


  Nicolas George

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