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Re: [suse-security] SuSE security reputation, etc..
  • From: <ksemat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 21:49:45 +0300 (EAT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008022145430.7958-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
This article is really biased a careful read through it and one will
definitely notice that he has a definite bias towards microsoft
products. I think one should remind him that on top of the usual security
fixes one should count the regular viruses all microsoft users have to
guard against. Plus the fact that at least to do he exploits in linux one
has to be good and know exactly what you're doing unlike windows where any
knowledge free person can use the discovered exploits.
On Wed, 2 Aug
2000, Frank Hart wrote:

> Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 20:31:50 +0200
> From: Frank Hart <frhart@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] SuSE security reputation, etc..
> Len Rose wrote:
> >
> > It really sucks that SuSE wasn't even mentioned.
> What really sucked was that this article is a total piece of crap. Based
> on the number of vulnerability's mr. Moody qualified a total OS. Also he
> adds the vulnerabilities of every linux distro but that is nonsence,
> cause there's a big chance a vulnerablility found in eg RedHat also
> affects SuSE.
> --
> SuSE Linux 6.4 -o) | Like the ski resort of girls looking for
> Kernel 2.2.16 /\ | husbands and husbands looking for girls, the
> on a i686 _\_v | situation is not as symmetrical as it might
> mailto:frhart@xxxxxxx | seem. -- Alan McKay
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