Re: Privilege-escalation attacks on NT-based Windows are unfixable

Date: 08/23/02

Date: 23 Aug 2002 13:39:58 GMT

In Bernd Eckenfels <> wrote:
> In Barry Margolin <> wrote:
>> That's a whole other problem: they turned a single-user OS into a
>> multi-user timesharing system. There are many fundamental design decisions
>> that must be made depending on this aspect of an OS, and you can't simply
>> morph one into the other.

> Windows NT/2000/XP is not a single user OS.

One can easily install 2 graphics cards, 2 keyboards 2 mice and have
two users logged at the same time. Correct ?

I did this ( with 4 termials) on a hp-ux system anno 1990 with success.

> Greetings
> Bernd

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