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Re: [suse-security] Will SuSE support stack smashing protection one day?
From: Allen (gorebofhcomcast.net)
Date: Tue Jan 04 2005 - 07:48:54 CST
On Tuesday 04 January 2005 07:19, Tom Knight wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Allen [mailto:gorebofhcomcast.net]
> > Sent: 28 December 2004 07:47
> > To: suse-securitysuse.com
> > Subject: Re: [suse-security] Will SuSE support stack smashing protection
> > one day?
> > On Tuesday 28 December 2004 01:11, Malte Gell wrote:
> > > Isn't this wishful thinking or unfeasable to a certain degree? I just
> > > thought if OpenBSD ships with SSP it must have noticeable advantages,
> > > otherwise they hadn't included it.
> > It does, they can brag how secure it is over other OSs in a
> > default state.
> > Which is shit anyway, an OS should come with a more useable state than
> > secure, and it should be up to the admin to secure it as needed.
> What, like with Windows?
> XP's great, the default user has admin privs, and doesn't even need a
> password to log on! Really easy for the user. Crap design, but easy.
You're on a SUSE list standing up for OpenBSD. If you like it so much tell
them on their list.
> Tom Knight
> System Administration Officer
> Arts & Humanities Data Service
> Web: http://www.ahds.ac.uk
> Email: tom.knightahds.ac.uk
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