Re: focus-ms@securityfocus.com

From: Flávio Pereira (fpereirabr_at_yahoo.com.br)
Date: 09/01/03

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    Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 17:23:13 -0300 (ART)
    To: "fala83@libero.it" <fala83@libero.it>, focus-ms <focus-ms@securityfocus.com>, todd <todd@toddschubert.com>
    
    

      I think that you can create users/Groups with
    different privilege level.
      Then, try to insert this users in differents
    Security policy.
      I agree that Users and password cannot be locally
    cached but when have LapTop users, It's necessary.

    --- "fala83@libero.it" <fala83@libero.it> escreveu: >
    In my opinion a system wouldn'n cache password
    > locally.
    > E.g. Sysadmin logs in into a workstation and
    > password will be stored locally. An
    > attacker could retrieve his password and login into
    > the whole network whit
    > administrative privileges. It is not completely
    > safe.
    > I'd rather prefer use Kerberos, using his tickets to
    > access network resource
    > without caching password.
    > Anyway if the password must be stored locally, it
    > must be!
    >
    >
    > >Todd Shubert wrote:
    > >
    > > What exactly is the "right security policy"?
    > Wouldn't not storing the
    > > password provide problems for users, specifically
    > laptop users, that
    > > require the use of cached credentials?
    >
    >
    >
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