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In my opinion, the time saved and lack of annoyance is not worth the risk of having someone who shouldn't be on the user's profile go in and just have free range to change whatever they see fit. What I would do in this situation isn't have them log back in, but force the user to type in their password again in order to save any profile changes.
ATM software is generally written by the bank, whereas ATM hardware comes from a very limited set of manufacturers like NCR. As ATM hardware improves, the same software is deployed on many different device form factors often at once; some are old-school (like the ones you refer to in the question) with the buttons running down each side of the screen, and ...
Buttons down the edge are old technology and I suspect they'll all be replaced by touch screens before too long and this problem will go away.
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