Bug 134594 - Change from using su to runuser in initscripts
Change from using su to runuser in initscripts
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vnc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-10-04 16:42 EDT by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.0-8
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Last Closed: 2004-10-06 08:03:37 EDT
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Patch for changing su to runuser (1.03 KB, text/plain)
2004-10-04 16:45 EDT, Daniel Walsh
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Description Daniel Walsh 2004-10-04 16:42:23 EDT
We have created a newversion of the su command called runuser, which
will run a program as a different user.  The command can only be run
as root and will not use pam or prompt for passwords.  Otherwize it
works exactly as su.  This change is needed by SELinux in order to
support proper transitioning on process execution.  

Attached is a patch to the vncserver.init file to make the change.
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-10-04 16:45:00 EDT
Created attachment 104747 [details]
Patch for changing su to runuser

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