Bug#56821: Important security hole: mbr allows anyone to boot from a floppy.
On Wednesday 2 February 2000, at 11 h 40, the keyboard of Pierre Beyssac
> 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
Adam was not talking about the boot floppy but about the "boot-floppies"
package, which he is in charge of. This package is responsible for the
installation floppies or CD and hence the question of the default MBR
installed is his responsability.
[Adam, I disagree with the much too fast change of the severity.]