brent timothy saner via plug on 15 Mar 2021 11:48:14 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] kernel bug - gain root priv

On 3/15/21 14:42, JP Vossen via plug wrote:
> Only if they have the iSCSI module loaded, or you can load it.
> But on the `sudo` front, upstream Sudo finally made a change that I
> can't believe took so incredibly long:
> ----
> ...
> The current stable release of the sudo 1.9 branch is version 1.9.6p1.
> ...
> Major changes between version 1.9.3 and 1.9.2:
> ...
> Sudo no longer refuses to run if a syntax error in the sudoers file is
> encountered. The entry with the syntax error will be discarded and sudo
> will continue to parse the file. This makes recovery from a syntax error
> less painful on systems where sudo is the primary method of superuser
> access. ...
> ...
> ----

Just a quick note that this change *theoretically*[0] obsoletes
visudo(8) since you won't break your sudo.

[0] But still use it.
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