[syslinux] SYSLINUX 2.09, 2.10-pre1 released

Gebhardt Thomas gebhardt at HRZ.Uni-Marburg.DE
Thu Apr 29 07:46:29 PDT 2004


I'd really appreciate if there were a PXELINUX option that would prevent
users from adding kernel commandline boot parameters apart from the
options nailed down in the configuration file. This is a very basic security 
issue in an unattended, potentially hostile environment if you don't want 
user to become root (init=/bin/sh), a situation not that uncommon.

I hope that such a configuration flag is not that complicated to implement,
since it is not a really new feature, but just disables an already functional

Thanks, Thomas

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