[ubuntu-hardened] Guest account - security implications?

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Feb 18 20:01:03 UTC 2013

On 13-02-18 02:43 PM, Daniel Curtis wrote:
> Hi Mr Deslauries
> So, guest acount is pretty the same as a normal user?
> The same iptables rules, updated packages etc., right?
> Answering to your question; a couple of people have a physical
> access to this computer. So I'm a little scared about the guest account.
> But if everything is the same as for a normal user then everything
> should be okay, I hope.

You can also disable it if you'd prefer:



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