"Astaro develops and distributes the firewall solution
Astaro Security Linux. Astaro Security Linux offers extensive
protection for local networks against hackers, viruses and other
risks of connecting to the Internet. Astaro Security Linux is
distributed by a worldwide network of partners who offer local
support regarding installation and maintenance.
Dear BugTraq readers. I've taken a short glimpse on Astaro
Security Linux and found out some points of interest that are
mostly design flaws. Please note that I am theorising (based on a 1
1/2 hour research only) about the impacts and have not proven their
concepts on Astaro Security Linux yet even though most can be
Some of the vulnerabilities might be local and some might argue
about that Astaro Security Linux is a Firewall and no server... but
as it uses SSHD it could always be that the "loginuser" account
might have been compromised and shell access granted."