[sf-lug] recovery from loss of root password

Christian Einfeldt einfeldt at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 20:17:37 PDT 2007

On 9/27/07, Christian Einfeldt <einfeldt at gmail.com> wrote:
> chroot /tmp/hda1
> > passwd
> heh, here is a /. article which talks about chroot as a security weakness,
> if I am reading the summary correctly.  I haven't read the story yet.
> http://it.slashdot.org/it/07/09/27/2256235.shtml
hmm, but the comments are trashing the assertion that chroot is insecure...
because chroot requires root access!
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