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Re: Stability and Release Cycles - An Idea



Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:

[...]

> But, how many things have big security risks anyway?  In most cases
> the ones to worry about are just the kernel, network daemons, and suid
> programs - mostly things with standardized interfaces so backing up a
> version or two shouldn't break anything.

Any program that could be run by a privileged account (or even just any
local account) to process data from an untrusted source is a security risk.

I.e., most everything in Fedora.
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