AW: SV: Perl problems on Fedora 9 SOLVED

Anthony Cartmell ajcartmell at
Thu May 7 21:43:16 IST 2009

> Just because an old distro is happy doesn't mean it is secure. Once you  
> are
> EOL, you have to try and find and fix all the security holes yourself.  
> If a
> system is locked down behind a firewall you might be OK, but if it is  
> internet
> facing, you are just playing russian roulette. You just haven't hit the  
> loaded
> chamber yet!

I know. But by "happy" I did mean "un-hacked", which, given the constant  
script-kiddie attacks an internet server suffers, must say something about  
the security remaining.


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