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Re: [suse-security] scans to port 111
  • From: Gerd Bitzer <gerd.bitzer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 09:06:16 +0200
  • Message-id: <3B4E9DE7.5A6E1AC3@xxxxxxxxx>

maybe you should also have a look at, there is an RPC daemon which
supports ACL's, it's for Solaris, but maybe it also run's out of the box on Linux

Volker Kuhlmann wrote:

> > There are numerous vulnerabilities in rpc services and demons, such as
> > snmpXmid, rpc.statd and wu-ftpd, buffer overflows in various services, and so
> > on. Look at Cert's collection of the current cracker/kiddie activity on
> > . And keep your system
> > free of rpc.
> Let's say I have a home network of 3 computers, which share disks with
> NFS. What's the risk if all NFS-related ports are blocked on the firewall
> to the outside?
> There doesn't seem to be much of an alternative to NFS, or is it
> unreasonable to assume the internal net is trustworthy?
> Volker
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