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Bug 157219

Summary: regular user can reboot
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Doug Henderson <djhender>
Component: usermodeAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Doug Henderson 2005-05-09 15:21:36 UTC
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Description of problem:
boot fully updated system with build 1287.
modify grub parameters to add "selinux=0"

issue telinit 5 as root
startup my usual suite of apps (Oracle 10g, seti@home)

connected remotely via ssh.

$ /sbin/shutdown -r now
shutdown: you must be root to do that!

[doug@lambda ~]$ /sbin/reboot
reboot: must be superuser.

$ reboot
*** system reboots. ***
man page for reboot says non-root user will get diagnostic message.


# which reboot
/usr/bin/reboot

$ ls -li /usr/bin/reboot /sbin/reboot
4128951 lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root  4 Apr 28 06:22 /sbin/reboot -> halt
5903240 lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 13 Apr 11 22:51 /usr/bin/reboot -> consolehelper



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.11-1.1287_FC4

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. connect as regular user
2. execute reboot
3.
  

Additional info:

Comment 1 Doug Henderson 2005-05-09 15:22:44 UTC
changed component from SysVinit to usermode as it is /usr/bin/reboot not
/sbin/reboot that causes problem.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-05-09 18:43:53 UTC
If you're logged in on the console (this includes X), this is expected behavior.