Re: vipw and vigr default editor
- Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2018 15:41:32 -0500
- From: Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: vipw and vigr default editor
On Fri, Jan 05, 2018 at 09:37:16PM +0100, Ulf Volmer wrote:
> On 05.01.2018 21:15, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 05, 2018 at 03:00:43PM -0500, John Ratliff wrote:
> >> sudo EDITOR=vim vipw
> > Defaults env_reset
> > Defaults:greg !env_reset
> That basically keeps the *whole* environment, what is usually a security
> issue. Better solution is to keep only needed and proved environment
> variables using
> Defaults env_keep += "EDITOR"
It all depends on how much trust this "greg" person. I hear they can
be very sneaky.