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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Make password based authentication the default

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Make password based authentication the default for VNC
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2016 22:35:35 +0200


> Agreed. The target of this patch is however not people who know that
> they want security, but rather people who don't know it :-). Ie.
> people who just run things with their default settings and stop as
> soon as it seems to work, without conideration for security.

I have my doubts this is going to work.  The wikis of this world will
start to include the ",insecure", pretty much like they include
",disable-ticketing" for -spice today.  And people will cut+paste that.

Flipping defaults often breaks things, and this really doesn't look like
a good reason to take that risk.


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