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Re: [suse-security] multi-services server securing
  • From: thunder7@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2000 16:09:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <20000812160912.A689@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 03:47:03PM +0300, Gediminas Grigas wrote:
> Hello there,
> I feel erroneusly (?) secure after .host.denyed in.telnetd and
> in.sshd from everywhere except one pc, which is denying all exept
> keyboard. I belive that if i can keep hosts.deny and hosts.allow files
> safe, and from time to time patch most actual security holes i`ll be
> conditionaly safe. Em i wrong? Probably I do.

in any case, someone hacked your RealTimeClock to say it's still 1998.

> I just cant imaginate how system can be cracked in lower stage, so
> that is my problem. I heard that inetd is very insecure, and some
> peoples using tcpd (or soundlike).
> By the way i have SuSE 6.3 (2.2.13).
In any case get a later kernel, there are some serious flaws in anything
before 2.2.16


What if Boeing were to copy Microsoft's habbits?
'What do you think, Ed, is our new 787 ready?' 'I haven't heard any
reports from our beta-testers last month about unexpected crashes,
so go ahead..'
Seen on Usenet

GNU/Linux 2.2.17pre16 SMP 2 users load av: 0.21 0.13 0.05

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