[lug] I wish RH users would secure... (D. Stimits)

Tom Tromey tromey at redhat.com
Fri Apr 20 13:18:22 MDT 2001

>>>>> ">" == D Stimits <stimits at idcomm.com> writes:

>> I think Redhat security flaws get more press, even though they are
>> shared with other distributions most of the time. Redhat is known
>> better for bad default setups, combined with more newbies using
>> it. I believe (maybe inaccurately) that there are plenty of script
>> kiddies out there running port scanners that look for the redhat
>> label before trying something.

Where is this label kept?  How do the script kiddies find it?  That is
the question.

If you can't tell from the outside that a machine is running Red Hat,
the probably Red Hat is unfairly getting the blame for security holes
shared by many vendors.


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