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Re: Ubuntu 11.10 now unsecure by default
From: Dan Kaminsky <dan () doxpara com>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:10:00 -0800

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 5:01 AM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:

On Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:53:41 CST, C de-Avillez said:

There is no guest account on an Ubuntu server, so at least there
this is not a real/perceived risk.

And nobody's *ever* installed the desktop version on a server because they
didn't
know any better, especially from Ubuntu's target audience.  Gotcha. ;)


OK, seriously.  If you're sitting in front of a machine that's presenting
you a login prompt, you've got enough privileges to insert a bootable
USB/CD and pull all the data / make yourself an account (FDE/Bios PW
notwithstanding).



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