Privilege escalation policy: third draft

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Fri Jan 29 18:41:39 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 16:32 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:

>  Do yell if you think
> something urgently needs to be changed before then. Thanks!

Here is something that just came up internally, and that would probably
be a worthwhile addition to your list of 'things to watch out for':

Access control to devices is nowadays largely controlled by udev rules,
and a package installing a bad set of rules can easily make a large
chunk of your devices world-readable. 'udev rules' should be on the list
of things to review.

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