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Re: Closing a privilege escalation

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Closing a privilege escalation
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:57:16 -0400

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  > On many systems, users with the 'admin' privilege
  > can run sudo to execute any command, including sudo su - root. Once you
  > have root, game over

That's true -- but, as I explained in the previous message, that's not what
this is about.

Dr Richard Stallman
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