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It seems that this question did not attracted a lot of attention, however being still curious on the subject, wanting to know an answer and having a few spare time I decided to roll up my sleeves and check this by myself :). First thing first, true PID randomness is indeed a cause of security weakness. "PID randomness" is designed to bring better security ...


When you type "sudo [software]", it will Always assume the software needs admin rights. Thus, the OS will ask for the password, Before the process [software] has a chance to run at all. However, you have a risk, and that is when you have sudo set to "remember" your authorization for a preset time. This is default behaviour, and I Think the time is set to 5 ...

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