[packagekit] DBUS configuration
hughsient at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 01:45:11 PST 2008
On Sat, 2008-03-01 at 00:16 +0100, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> No software is completely secure and this also applies to packagekitd.
> So from a security point of view you would ask the wrong question. You
> should ask yourself, why do you need to run anything as root. And I
> don't see any reasons here.
Well, I just don't see what security benefit it could bring. If you've
got acccess to a user that can write files on the filesystem
(/etc/shadow) then you've lost all security anyway.
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