[tex-live] TeX Live on usb drive
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 19 18:24:34 CET 2009
Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <Chaa006 at Gmail.Com> wrote:
> > sure, help users who need help, but don't expect backdoors that you've
> > discovered to remain open.
> "back door", Robin ? Your FTP server announces this
> as a service, openly and up front. I would have
> described it as a wide-open front door, myself,
> complete with "Welcome" mat.
sure. service now suppressed altogether, welcome message amended.
i had thought it wouldn't matter, in the run-up to installing the new
ftp daemon, which doesn't offer the facility in the first place.
you proved me wrong.
it all goes to show -- never leave anything running after you've
provided an alternative way to do the work: someone will find a damaging
way to use it that you had never thought of.
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