[Pipet Devel] new server up

Rahul Jain rahul at photino.sid.rice.edu
Thu Mar 18 18:56:42 EST 1999

On Thu, 18 Mar 1999, Carlos Maltzahn wrote:

> I don't know the details of these security flaws. But if you look at the
> RH errata you see a lot of updates regarding users being able to get root
> access. It might all be fixed by now -- or it might not. I know of
> multiple groups here who switched to Debian because they had
> problems with people being able to hack into their RH systems.

AFAIK, these were bugs in the original packages, and were present in all
distros. RH is probably just more vocal about the bugfixes because they
have more corporate customers to worry about and they may not watch lists
such as BUGTRAQ.

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