[clug] Starting k/ubuntu - Debian
a.janke at gmail.com
Mon May 14 06:46:18 GMT 2007
why not just:
# sudo echo "ALL:ALL" > /etc/hosts.deny
Or am I missing something?
On 5/14/07, Michael Cohen <michael.cohen at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> You might want to enable port knocking just to hide the ssh port. Keeps all
> the script kiddies out, with a minimal hassle for you.
> You never know when a zero day becomes available for openssh
> Most home routers use either iptables (running linux) or vxworks. The ones
> that use iptables are just the same as any other linux firewall in terms of
> security. The vxworks ones come out with a few vulnerabilities occasionally,
> but generally in a nat setup they dont really make a huge impact (unless you
> use IRC - There was a nice IRC vxworks vuln a while ago).
> On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 03:55:57PM +1000, Algis Kabaila wrote:
> > On Monday 14 May 2007 11:33, Nathan O'Sullivan wrote:
> > > > Does kubuntu have a firewall or another security measure and if so what?
> > >
> > > While on the topic - K/Ubuntu have a default "no network services"
> > > policy, meaning a brand new installation can be safely connected
> > > directly to the internet without a firewall.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Nathan
> > Thanks - it is useful to have confirmation of this detail I now have the
> > openssh server installed. As I am the only user of this small home network,
> > I feel reasonably happy with router's "firewall".
> > Regards,
> > OldAl.
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