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How to Crash Systemd in One Tweet

Comment by Reader Keith Curtis

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This article starts with a bug. Note, it's a pretty irrelevant one that doesn't appear to be reproducible on recent builds.

Then it brings up a few other debatable issues, and then it incorrectly generalizes that systemd security is terrible. I say debatable because for example parsing command line parameters isn't something people usually delegate to a separate process.

Unfortunately, it also ignores all the great systemd security features it has added for the average Linux user (such as private tmp, and cgroups), and in fact all the other great features it has.

| Posted on 2016-09-28 at 22:00:54 UTC by Reader Keith Curtis | Reply to This

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