[rescue] U5 coming, looking for some advice

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Mon Oct 25 05:34:15 CDT 2010

On 10/24/10 21:34, John Ruschmeyer wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 8:52 PM, Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>wrote:
>> Even Microsoft figured out eventually that restricting access to
>> security patches was bad for *everyone*.
> True, but how much of that came from the fact that unpatched Windows systems
> were a pain to everyone while an unpatched Solaris system is only a pain to
> its owner/admin.

Oh, sure, not arguing that.  Solaris holes generally don't have a big
enough target cross-section to be attractive to the crackers and botnetters.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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