Bug 467604 - Root access from remote SSH client
Summary: Root access from remote SSH client
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 89216
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openssh
Version: 5.4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: BaseOS QE
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-10-19 07:50 UTC by Andrew
Modified: 2008-10-19 16:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-19 16:00:17 UTC


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Description Andrew 2008-10-19 07:50:44 UTC
I find it is extremely hard to believe Red Hat enables this feature by default. It is not because of security paranoia, but it is simply critical, very bad practice and should be avoided at all cost. The best practice of course is to allow ssh access from unprivileged users only, and then if needed, he can su to become root.

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2008-10-19 16:00:17 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 89216 ***


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