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Re: Ubuntu shows updates / security updates on shell logins



Once upon a time, Seth Vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> said:
> i don't think it is a security risk. Or rather - if it is then the rpmdb 
> should not be readable by non-root users.

If knowing installed versions are a security risk, then so is "uname -r"
and almost any command that takes "-v" to display the version.
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Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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