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Old 08-11-2012, 12:28 PM   #1
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what is the Linux os vulnerability


what is the Linux os vulnerability
 
Old 08-11-2012, 12:42 PM   #2
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Linux is a kernel and not an Operating System.
An (any) Operating System's biggest vulnerability is its users ;-p
 
Old 08-11-2012, 01:12 PM   #3
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python;

Please follow-up in your other thread (and this one).

What kind of vulnerability are you talking about?--eg viruses, break-in, etc.
 
Old 08-11-2012, 01:31 PM   #4
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One of the biggest is Lazy administration of machines/servers. Examples are

1. "Permit root logins yes", esp on publically accessible machines AND having root password easy guessable (length less than 8-10 characters)
2. no firewall or default firewall policy is ACCEPT
3. Not patching servers/machines time to time.
 
Old 08-11-2012, 06:18 PM   #5
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PEBKAC
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