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Re: Closing a privilege escalation

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Closing a privilege escalation
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:40:36 -0400

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  > Can you explain what you mean by "sudo-authorized users" exactly?

It means, users that are allowed to use sudo.

    > When running Emacs as root, require .emacs (etc) to be writable only by 

That is a slightly stricter criterion than the one I proposed, which
was owned by root.  The slightly stricter criterion might be a little
better.  But it is basically the same thing.

Dr Richard Stallman
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