On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 02:21:19PM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
My best recollection is that pkexec was kinda a kludge to allow us
get rid of consolehelper: some apps weren't getting rewritten to the
Right Way of doing things under policykit, they still just wanted to
have the entire app run as root, and pkexec was a way to make that
That sounds right to me too. I mean not "right", but what happened.
That's... more CVEs waiting to happen.
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