LFS security problem: break-in

Hywel Mallett Hywel at hmallett.force9.net
Thu Aug 17 12:09:34 PDT 2000


"Jesse Tie Ten Quee" <highos at highos.com> wrote in message
news:Pine.LNX.4.10.10008170036000.10179-100000 at mickey.bcpub.com...
> Yo,

Do people still say "Yo" nowadays!

<snip>

> Aye, one could do that, allthough http is *a lot* more safe then ftp, imho
>
> > the other defense (lids.org) employees a kernel patch that prevents the
> > modification on binary files even by root.  this might be good for a
> > public server that is getting attacked daily.
>
> Didn't someone mention this.. attrib +i? or something; allthough
> "primitive" it seems ala KISS.........

chattr rather than attrib

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Hywel Mallett


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