Static bins

ken_i_m at ken_i_m at
Wed Jan 7 10:26:20 PST 2004

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:08:09PM -0500, Robert Connolly (cendres at wrote:
> That one setting seems to be the only thing keeping sanity. If there was a
> bug 
> in that setting, a staticly linked /bin/false would prevent further 
> compromise.

I don't use suspenders.  Nor a belt.  I have found through experience and 
testing that if I wear a pair of pants that fit me they do not fall down. 
I understand that some folks use both as personal preference.  It does 
not mean that their pants are more secure against falling down then mine.

In other words, I think you are chasing a ghost.  Either sshd is config'd 
properly or it is not.  The correct solution is to ensure that it is.
I think, therefore, ken_i_m
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