[ubuntu-cloud] [ec2ubuntu] Re: [UDS] Ubuntu Cloud Images Round-table Pre-discussion
smoser at ubuntu.com
Thu May 3 21:42:48 UTC 2012
On Thu, 3 May 2012, Yaron wrote:
> Regarding the recovery shell idea: some of us are developing
> security-sensitive appliances on top of these AMIs. Please make sure that
> any potential "backdoors" into the image have a well-defined, well
> documented way to disable them while customizing the image.
Well, it would just run a ssh server, that would allow you in as root via
ssh keys that were already in .ssh/authorized_keys (or pulled from the
metadata service). But we're most definitely not going to just set the
password to "password".
Thanks for the input though.
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