r953 - in trunk/BOOK: . boot/common chroot/common introduction/common

jim at linuxfromscratch.org jim at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Dec 22 23:55:23 PST 2005


Author: jim
Date: 2005-12-23 00:55:17 -0700 (Fri, 23 Dec 2005)
New Revision: 953

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/
   trunk/BOOK/boot/common/pwdgroup.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chroot/common/pwdgroup.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml
Log:
 r1178 at server:  jim | 2005-12-22 23:54:50 -0800
 Removed halt, sync, and shutdown users.



Property changes on: trunk/BOOK
___________________________________________________________________
Name: svk:merge
   - 3949c430-d905-0410-97b6-f115d20341b5:/cross-lfs:1173
f6929928-7304-0410-9559-ff6106abff4d:/cross-lfs:790
   + 3949c430-d905-0410-97b6-f115d20341b5:/cross-lfs:1178
f6929928-7304-0410-9559-ff6106abff4d:/cross-lfs:790

Modified: trunk/BOOK/boot/common/pwdgroup.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/boot/common/pwdgroup.xml	2005-12-22 08:47:41 UTC (rev 952)
+++ trunk/BOOK/boot/common/pwdgroup.xml	2005-12-23 07:55:17 UTC (rev 953)
@@ -47,9 +47,6 @@
 bin:x:1:1:bin:/bin:/bin/false
 daemon:x:2:2:daemon:/sbin:/bin/false
 adm:x:3:4:adm:/var/adm:/bin/false
-sync:x:5:0:sync:/sbin:/bin/sync
-shutdown:x:6:0:shutdown:/sbin:/sbin/shutdown
-halt:x:7:0:halt:/sbin:/sbin/halt
 lp:x:10:18:lp:/var/spool/lp:/bin/false
 mail:x:30:30:mail:/var/spool/mail:/bin/false
 news:x:31:31:news:/var/spool/news:/bin/false

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chroot/common/pwdgroup.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chroot/common/pwdgroup.xml	2005-12-22 08:47:41 UTC (rev 952)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chroot/common/pwdgroup.xml	2005-12-23 07:55:17 UTC (rev 953)
@@ -47,9 +47,6 @@
 bin:x:1:1:bin:/bin:/bin/false
 daemon:x:2:2:daemon:/sbin:/bin/false
 adm:x:3:4:adm:/var/adm:/bin/false
-sync:x:5:0:sync:/sbin:/bin/sync
-shutdown:x:6:0:shutdown:/sbin:/sbin/shutdown
-halt:x:7:0:halt:/sbin:/sbin/halt
 lp:x:10:18:lp:/var/spool/lp:/bin/false
 mail:x:30:30:mail:/var/spool/mail:/bin/false
 news:x:31:31:news:/var/spool/news:/bin/false

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml	2005-12-22 08:47:41 UTC (rev 952)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/common/changelog.xml	2005-12-23 07:55:17 UTC (rev 953)
@@ -52,6 +52,10 @@
 	  Two consecutive calls to delete-char will crash the application calling
 	  readline.</para>
         </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[jim] - Removed halt, sync, and shutdown users. These users work, but offer
+           a potential security threat. Thus the reason for removal.</para>
+        </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>
     </listitem>
 




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