On 2010-09-07 21:48, Mick wrote:
> Just updated and noticed that the edict:
> #Reset environment by default
> Defaults env_reset
> is no longer in /etc/sudoers.
> A load of other (commented out) environment incantations were added. What is
> the importance of this? Do I need env_reset?
From man sudoers:
If set, sudo will reset the environment to only contain the
LOGNAME, MAIL, SHELL, USER, USERNAME and the SUDO_* variables. Any
variables in the caller's environment that match the env_keep and
env_check lists are then added. The default contents of the
env_keep and env_check lists are displayed when sudo is run by root
with the -V option. If the secure_path option is set, its value
will be used for the PATH environment variable. This flag is on by