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Re: Debian Stable server hacked

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 04:01:39PM +0200, Thijs Welman wrote:

> All packages are unmodified releases from Debian stable and, yes, i do
> update packes from security.debian.org as soon as there are any updates. :)

If you don't also subscribe to debian-security-announce, then you are
missing important things like kernel updates.  There are several local root
exploits in the stock woody kernel which have been fixed by security updates
that would not be installed automatically.  You cannot rely on apt alone to
secure your system.

 - mdz

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