"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Mon Dec 8 11:22:04 UTC 2014



----- Original Message -----
> 
> Am 08.12.2014 um 11:45 schrieb Bastien Nocera:
> >> Well, I'll understand these aspects.
> >>
> >> But when I think about Linux, especially about Fedora, I'm thinking
> >> about the freedom to make decisions. This means to me, to customize
> >> and take advantage of my computer and in this case my operating system.
> >
> > You're free to select another firewall zone
> 
> so why do you not make secure defaults and say "You're free to select
> another (more unsecure) firewall zone"?

1) It is secure enough and Eclipse listening to a port by default is a bug
(and I have the firewall specialists at Red Hat/Fedora to back me up)
2) Good defaults


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