just a little heads up for those NOT reading the security lists...

Kenneth P. Turvey kt-usenet at squeakydolphin.com
Tue Mar 14 01:41:13 UTC 2006

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On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 21:19:58 +0000, paul cooke wrote:

> this was found and patched on Sunday... 
> <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-262-1>
> fantastic turnaround... unfortunately it leaves quite a bit of egg on our 
> faces and a lot of people are going to wonder if any of their users have 
> sneakily peeked and discovered the login account and password for the first 
> user created on any Ubuntu Breezy machine...
> A little word to the wise, assume the worst and promptly change the password 
> of that user account as well as apply the security update for base-config & 
> passwd

I would like to take a look and find out what my log has said for the last
several months but neither this post or the associated link indicates
where I should look (I guess I can understand that).  Where would one
look?  Feel free to respond by email if you feel the need.  


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