Re: Embarrassing security bug in systemd
- Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017 12:18:30 +1300
- From: Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Embarrassing security bug in systemd
On 07/12/17 11:30, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
I too consider this a rather serious bug. However, I do not see any
evidence in the BTS  that such a bug has yet been reported against
Not a bug. We can file this one alongside "console user has access to
keyboard". Where did I out that CVE?
Five seconds of Googling informed me that systemd-inhibit can be used to
prevent shutdown. If you are absolutely sure that you want to wreck the
well-thought-out privileges for console users, craft a polkit rule. If
you only want to avoid accidents, install molly-guard.
Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>