May 26, 2018

Perl extension for running a command line sudo

Sudo runs commands as another user, provided the system sudo implementation is setup to enable this. This does not allow running applications securely, simply it allows the programmer to run a program as another user suid using the sudo tools rather than suidperl. Suidperl is not generally recommended for secure operation as another user. While sudo itself is a single point tool to enable one user to execute commands as another sudo does not itself make you any more or less secure.

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