Root exploit for FreeBSD

Michael Butler imb at
Thu Dec 10 14:52:30 UTC 2009

Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
>>From my information security manager:
> 	FreeBSD isn't much used within the University (I understand) and has a
> 	(comparatively) poor security record. Most recently, for example:

Without wanting to get into any "flame wars", I will only say this ..

I find this kind of unsubstantiated speculation extremely disappointing.
 It speaks not only to an apparent lack of knowledge about FreeBSD but
also about any alternative operating system.

Subject closed,


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