how about formatguard in lfs-2.4.X ?

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Fri Jan 19 03:24:31 PST 2001


On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 03:10:39AM -0800, Joe Weidenbach wrote:
> All that aside, I don't know that this will contribute to a "base system".  
> LFS as it comes out of the book is _not_ secure.  Heck, I can telnet into a 
> base LFS system (not that I use telnet...I use ssh) as root if I want, 
> without su-ing.  I think that things should remain as they are, but this 
> might make for a good hint.  Since you folks know more about it, Maybe you 
> should write one up.

You guys do know that there is a security LFS mailing list
(lfs-security at for exactly this reason, i suggest
moving it there... there hasn't been alot of interest in this regards
(at least, from what i've seen ;)

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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