Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164162
first boot uses "useradd" rather than "luseradd"
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:10 EST
Description of problem:
Firstboot currently uses "useradd" (from shadow-utils) to create the "initial"
user. This results in a home directory with 755 permissions -- this is a
The system-config-users gui interface for creating users uses the luseradd
program from the libuser package. This results in a home directory with 700
permissions -- much better from a security perspective.
Using luseradd would also fix the selinux attributes to be consistent.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164160 ***