Re: Mandrake & CERT advisories
From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 13:54:15 GMT
Bill Unruh wrote:
> Vlad Tsyrklevich <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> ]Because Mandrake announces it's own stuff on BugTraq? Because they never
> ]asked? Because they don't want people to see if they are vulnerable or
> Because none of us know what you are talking about??
> Mandrake is a Linux and thus suffers from the problems of linux.
> Mandrake does not use a number of programs (eg sendmail) which have had
> (PS, CERT is a US service, and Mandrake is a French company. It is
> perhaps not approached by CERT?)
It's because Mandrake does not cooperate with CERT in allowing
announcements of vulnerabilities. The distributions listed by CERT as
having vulnerabilities are almost always *voluntary*. This lends a false
air of security to Mandrake.
- Re: Mandrake & CERT advisories
... ]Because Mandrake announces it's own stuff on BugTraq? ... Mandrake is a Linux and thus suffers from the problems of linux. ... (PS, CERT is a US service, and Mandrake is a French company. ...
- Re: Why is Linux so slow?
... I finally returned it to Mandrake, ... Any programs I have for both Windows and Linux ... capability of utilizing the VGA chip to its limits. ...
- Re: which linux to use for a 4 year old laptop??
... :> get familiar with Linux and try some GIS software on it before I ... Linux for quite sometime now, using Red Hat as new as 7.3, Mandrake as new ... and now I use SuSE. ... Red Hat wasn't bad at all. ...
- Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.2 vs Mandrake 10.1 Advanced
... Mandrake Linux 7.X when it was already getting old and that was one of my ... I started using SUSE with 8.1 Professional. ... Mandrake can be fun to work with especially when you're new to Linux ... copies, when you open Emacs, it's got this awesome lookin theme for Emacs ...
- Re: What are the differences in Linux distributions?
... I have seen different distribution of Linux, Red hat, Debian, ... Mandrake tries to make things easy for the home user to install. ... SUSE I know little about, but some people like it a lot. ...