[SECURITY] Simpleinit root exploit

Steve Prior sprior at geekster.com
Wed May 29 13:23:06 PDT 2002


You forgot the moat with hungry alligators around the
computer.

Steve

Archaic wrote:
> On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 09:08:51AM -0400, jsmaby at virgo.umeche.maine.edu
> wrote:
> 
>>lilo prompt.  You can password-protect lilo to close that whole.  Next
>>is booting off a floppy, and mounting the hard disk from it.  Simply
>>disable booting from the floppy in bios, and password-protect bios.
>>Well, the bios password can be reset either via a jumper in the
>>motherboard, or removing the cmos battery for a short period of time.
>>So now you need a case lock.  That's probably as far as it should go
>>(don't need light-activated explosive devices in the case or anything
>>like that).
> 
> 
> Awww, you're taking all the fun out of it! :)
> 


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