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Date:      Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:18:04 -0800
From:      Jason <jhelfman@e-e.com>
To:        Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Root exploit for FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <20091210171803.GB33110@eggman.experts-exchange.com>
In-Reply-To: <4EEC1C1C04727F728800F265@utd65257.utdallas.edu>
References:  <20091210144141.GB834@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <4EEC1C1C04727F728800F265@utd65257.utdallas.edu>

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On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 11:05:16AM -0600, Paul Schmehl thus spake:
>--On Thursday, December 10, 2009 08:41:41 -0600 Anton Shterenlikht
><mexas@bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>>> From my information security manager:
>>
>>         FreeBSD isn't much used within the University (I understand) and has a
>>         (comparatively) poor security record. Most recently, for example:
>>
>>
>> http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Root-exploit-for-FreeBSD-873352.ht
>> ml
>>
>
>Please pass this to your information security manager:
>
>>From one information security manager to another, you're an idiot.
>
>--
>Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
>As if it wasn't already obvious, my opinions
>are my own and not those of my employer.
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