[Nut-upsuser] upsdevctl is -rwxr-xr-x

Arjen de Korte nut+users at de-korte.org
Thu Jun 7 07:32:20 UTC 2007

> Are you saying that an unprivileged user
> cannot execute upsdrvctl shutdown ?

Yes. Even when ups.conf is readable by that user. The 'upsdrvctl' won't be
able to send a signal to another process owned by another user, if it is
not running as a privileged user ('root'). If someone manages to login as
the user running the driver, you're toast anyway.

Best regards, Arjen
Eindhoven - The Netherlands
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