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Re: Finding correct component for Virtual Box / Debian / screen resolution issue

On Mon, 2013-08-05 at 16:15 +0000, adrelanos wrote:
> Paul Wise:
> >> This question is about Virtual Box / Debian / screen resolution without
> >> having guest additions installed.
> > 
> > I see, is there any reason to not do that?
> Security reasons. It weakens isolation between guest and host. See also
> [1]. Another reason is, guest additions are every now and then not
> installable.

There is no way you can weaken security of the host or guest by your
choice of whether to install the guest additions.

If you want to improve isolation between them, you must disable whatever
hypervisor interface the 'guest additions' are using.  (I have no idea
whether that option exists.)


Ben Hutchings
This sentence contradicts itself - no actually it doesn't.

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