Security policy oversight needed?
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Fri Nov 20 18:23:27 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 08:48:56 -0500,
Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 03:42 -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > On 11/20/2009 02:21 AM, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
> > > there are also inconsistencies between gui clickery and shell usage...
> > > simple example:
> > >
> > > click "shutdown" in gnome just does it in f12
> > Yeah, you can do that in F11 as well :(
> > I agree, this needs protecting with a root password too.
> Jeff this is silly.
> Shutdown in console by default is perfectly fine, otherwise the user can
> simply push the power button.
I disagree. I don't want guests accidentally shutting down machines. If they
have to hit the power button it makes it a bit harder to do by mistake.
It isn't a huge deal, but I'd definitely prefer that the shutdown/restart
GUI stuff not work unless your authenticated as root.
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