How to interact with existing dbus session through sudo?
thiago at kde.org
Tue Mar 18 13:44:04 PDT 2014
Em ter 18 mar 2014, às 14:22:45, Louise Baldwin escreveu:
> Why not?
> I need to be able to run tasks consecutively for two different users (root
> and Louise). How do you suggest this be accomplished if it's "impossible"
> to use sudo with dbus?
It's not permitted because the bus daemon disconnects if it detects a
connection from a different user. It's been like that for 8 years.
Maybe the solution to your problem is to use something other than D-Bus.
Moreover, if one of the processes is running as root, you need to do a
thorough verification of the incoming data to avoid exploits leading to
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