Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 836259
grub2 menuentry in submenu are not protected by superusers password
Last modified: 2014-04-11 12:31:59 EDT
Description of problem:
We have supersuser with password in our /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
To edit the line 'Fedora Linux' and 'Advanced options for Fedora Linux' username and password are asked
BUT if you select 'Advanced options for Fedora Linux' then you can edit 'Fedora Linux, with Linux 3.4.3-1.fc17.x86_64' WITHOUT username and password... Not very secure.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create /etc/grub.d/01_users with set superusers=XXX password_pbkdf2 XXX
2. grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
menuentry in submenu not protected by superusers password
username and password asked for all the menuentry
Please attach your grub.cfg - possibly after masking your password hash.
Created attachment 595055 [details]
For some reason 01_users doesn't contain "export superusers"
I added "export superusers" in my /etc/grub.d/01_users and it works.
(But is this change documented somewhere ?)
This is already fixed in the current anaconda tree.
Peter: should we close this at this point? Or is there anything else to wait for here?
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