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Re: Ubuntu shows updates / security updates on shell logins





On Wed, 4 Nov 2009, Chris Adams wrote:

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.

right.

-sv


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