Removing System Consoles from Fedora
mburger at bubbanfriends.org
Mon Sep 15 14:38:51 UTC 2008
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 09:48:12AM -0400, Mike Burger wrote:
>> > On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 03:31:18PM +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
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>> >> Fedora Weekly News Issue 143
>> >> ============================
>> >> Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 143 for the week ending September
>> >> 2008.
>> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue143
>> >> This week Announcements trumpets the arrival of a new version of
>> >> the freeze of Rawhide and some essential reading on the new package
>> >> keys. In Developments we shock you with
>> >>"Non-X System Consoles to be Removed".
>> > What is the point of removing the System Consoles?
>> Other than securing the system's keyboard/console from unintended login
> Console logins are the only hope of session security since X seems to have
It's probably more of an issue with the system consoles being accessible
by anyone who can enter into the room where the servers are located.
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