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



Le 2000-02-02, Randolph Chung écrivait :

> are going to try to install the mbr with the floppy option turned off....
> (install-mbr --enable -F)

Hum. Oh, it looks like this would leave "advanced" mode enabled,
a non-documented mode wherein, according to the manual page, any
partition can be booted.

Thomas.

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    Thomas.Quinot@Cuivre.FR.EU.ORG

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