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Re: Why choose Debian on server




On Thursday 03 January 2019 16:12:00 deloptes wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 10:02 PM Ivan Ivanov <qmastery16@xxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> > "Debian just plain works" - that's until someone discovers a yet
> > another one 0-day SystemD vuln and your server is Pwned.
> > I am telling it to you as a true Russian hacker, mwahahahaha!
> > Cheers,
> > Ivan Ivanov,
> > hacking SystemD while you sleep ;)
>
> Dear Ivan, no one said something about systemd, because the topic was
> discussed and closed on the list.
> Not sure about Gene, but I use good old sysv init and for Gods sake,
> no one thinks of running systemd on a firewall (I hope)
>
Just one of the reasons I have 5 boxes here running wheezy yet, one 
running jessie. But its an armhf, an r-pi 3b TBE, and it is also behind 
dd-wrt.  Perhaps I should watch the dd-wrt logs to see if Ivan has come 
calling but no one answered the doorbell?

> As for the useful program, as you are a hacker, you would be able to
> build a debian package and install it on your machines easily, so I
> wonder if it is word the record to ring those bells so loud.
>
> regards


Cheers, Gene Heskett
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