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

On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 11:16:48AM +0100, Thomas Quinot wrote:
> Le 2000-02-02, Adam Di Carlo écrivait :
> > severity 56821 wishlist
> > I do not believe this is release critical, however.

Okay, really, I'm tired of arguing.

Please READ the mails we sent; this is not about the MBR of the
boot floppy, this is about the MBR of the HARDDISK as installed by

I've sent a description of this bug to Bugtraq, maybe at least THEY
will take it seriously.
Pierre Beyssac		pb@enst.fr

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