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Bug#56821: Important security hole: mbr allows anyone to boot from a floppy.

Le 2000-02-02, Nils Rennebarth écrivait :

> What about the option of turning off booting from floppy in the BIOS and
> password protect the BIOS Setup (no Password on booting the machine, only a
> password if you wish to change the BIOS settings). Or are the machines old
> enough that the BIOS isn't capable enough?

This is exactly what we do. The problem is the mbr installed by default
allows booting from floppy whatever the BIOS settings are.



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