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Security risks?

On Fri, 18 May 2007 18:59:22 +0200
Daniel Baumann <daniel at debian.org> wrote:

> neuhoff at mhccorp.com wrote:
> > Is this really a secure setup?
> no :)

True.  But it's not as bad as it might at first appear.  You can't login
remotely to a livecd system.  And even if you were to start an ssh server,
you wouldn't be able to login to an account with no password set on it.
Basically, anyone with physical access to the machine would have root on
it unless the livecd contains software that is remotely exploitable, and
if that's the case, you have bigger problems than just not requiring a
password for sudo.

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