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Re: [SLUG] A Sys Admin's worst nightmare
- To: Simon Bowden <simonb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] A Sys Admin's worst nightmare
- From: Simon Wong <linux@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 16:07:42 +1000
- Cc: Slug <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 13:31 +1000, Simon Bowden wrote:
> Getting the root password itself is quite separate from getting root
> access (unless you've not cleaned up after that ubuntu bug which leaves it
I know. I guess it should be an "impossible" task since he doesn't want
to give away the money but just attract some clientelle, in a sick kind
I added in the read a file bit so it sounded more interesting.
> cleartext). Unless someone is regularly keying in the root password and
> they're capturing that somehow, then they'll need to break they crypt to
> get it... (right?). Which seems a little unfair.
I agree it sounds unfair but do we really want people to have much of a
Anyway, thanks for your comments, Simon.
Simon Wong <linux@xxxxxxxxx>