WaPo writes about vulnerabilities in Supermicro IPMIs

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Aug 16 03:48:40 UTC 2013


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jonathan Lassoff" <jof at thejof.com>

> The primary point of IPMI for most users is to be able to administer
> and control the box when it's not running.
> Using the host itself as a firewall is the quickest way to get that
> BMC online, but it kinda defeats the purpose.

Wow.  I don't get caught by Flat Earth Syndrome much... but when I do,
it's a doozy.  Fair point, Jon.

Cheers,
-- jra
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