Merry Christmas from the FreeBSD Security Team

Oliver Pinter oliver.pntr at
Fri Dec 23 22:41:19 UTC 2011

On 12/23/11, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> wrote:
> On 2011-Dec-23 07:41:20 -0800, FreeBSD Security Officer
> <cperciva at> wrote:
>>The timing, to put it bluntly, sucks.
> Since it's Saturday here, at the start of an extended holiday season, I
> would tend to agree.  That said, thanks for the explanation and I think
> you made the right call.
>>  On the positive side, most people
>>have moved past telnet and on to SSH by now;
> I thought everyone had but an acquaintance explained that he has to run
> telnet because his employer doesn't permit any encrypted outside access
> so the employer can monitor all traffic.

The solution for this situation is BalaBit SCB.

> Merry Christmas to the security team.  Thanks for your efforts during
> 2011 and I hope you have a quiet and uneventful holiday period and 2012.
> --
> Peter Jeremy

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