On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 09:10:00PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote: > Chad Perrin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > > The behavior with an asterisk instead of an X is pretty worrisome, > > however, and is not strictly Ubuntu's fault. Security of a server should > > not rely on the good will and competence of the client developers. > > I agree with the latter sentence, but not the former. > When using NFS (without Kerberos), it is built into the protocol that > the server trusts the client on the UID/GID. > That is a good reason not to use NFS in an untrusted environment, but > there really isn't anything FreeBSD can do about it.
I'm not clear on how that makes it Ubuntu's fault -- which seems to be what you're saying, since you disagreed with the sentence in which I stated it is not strictly Ubuntu's fault. -- CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ] John Kenneth Galbraith: "If all else fails, immortality can always be assured through spectacular error." _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"