> Looks like your attitude readjustment surgery is still pending.
When you give out shit advice like "So, looks like you are safe." and they you react all butt-hurt about being slapped down... YOU are the one that needs the attitude adjustment.
Everybody, especially in technical circles, gets beyond their means sometimes. And when in security this often leads to giving out poor and misleading advice that will end up giving people false senses of securities, cause them to be vulnerable when otherwise they would take steps to mitigate the problem, and/or cause them a huge amount of unnecessary work and worry that doesn't really accomplish anything.
Nothing PaxTeam said is outragious, insulting, or wrong. He is correct and you should take the advice. I've seen plenty of times people behaving very poorly, being arrogant, and treating other people like shit because they know more about a subject then they do... but I don't see that in this case. You told something that was very misleading and can potentially open up the original poster and a lot of other people,
It would of been worse if PaxTeam didn't say anything. Hopefully people will pay attention to what he is saying.
As far as the rest of the thread goes.. you can go on and attack PaxTeam and Spender, but even if you do manage to discredit their message that won't make Linux any more secure.
From my perspective it seems that things have gone downhill a bit in Linux-land. People are starting to depend on things like SeLinux and sandboxing way too much and those techniques only very effective if you are willing to put a lot of time into customizing rules and such.. which almost nobody does except in specific enterprise environments.