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Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:11:21 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Plug-and-wipe and Secure Boot semantics

On 12/18/2012 01:46 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Some UEFI machines seem to boot from USB by default, without any
> prompting, probably assuming that a signed boot loader cannot cause any
> damage.

I got a different BIOS for the Lenovo M72e 0896A9G, which does not 
contain Secure Boot support, bot still boots from plugged-in USB sticks 
with an UEFI boot loader on them by default.  So this is just a choice 
made by Lenovo in general, totally independent of Secure Boot support.

-- 
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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