Root exploit for FreeBSD

Steve Bertrand steve at
Thu Dec 10 15:00:04 UTC 2009

Bill Moran wrote:
> In response to Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at>:
>> >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:
> Are you trying to make your infosec guy look like an idiot? 

He doesn't really have to _try_, does he?

I have always thought that an infosec person should *know* what they
have running within their own network, and furthermore, gather his
comparative analysis from somewhere other than the
dept-of-some-guys-blog. Perhaps these are not the job requirements of a
security person.


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