Subject: Re: [ADVISORY] 4.4BSD Securelevels (fwd)
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Angelos D. Keromytis <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/1997 00:34:33
In message <>, Andrew Brown writes:
>perhaps i'm going a little too far here (ducks to avoid bricks) but it
>seems to me that a machine that to which you have console access that
>also has ddb is not much more secure than a dos machine...

But what i was saying was that if you have physical access to a
machine (which is different from mere console access), you can do as
you please with it. At the very worst, plug a floppy in and boot from
there (DOS, and then use a sector editor...)