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Re: Ubuntu 11.10 now unsecure by default
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:14:13 -0500
On Thu, 17 Nov 2011 18:50:12 +0100, Mario Vilas said:
The guest account has no password, but it's not possible to login remotely
Well.. out of the box, anyhow.
The problem is that if you install Ubuntu on a server (as lots of people do)
and enable ssh so you can remotely admin the server, you can find yourself shot
in the foot if you don't realize there's a passwordless guest account.
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