January 25, 2001

Caldera advisory: KDE2's kdesu

Author: JT Smith

An advisory at LWN.net reveals problems with KDE2's kdesu system administration tool: any user on the system can steal the passwords you enter at the kdesu prompt. There's no workaround for this bug, but the advisory contains a few useful keystrokes that might help secure your system.

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