Bug 83867

Summary: RFE: use NIS/portmap with firewalling
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Michael Redinger <michael.redinger>
Component: rhl-sgAssignee: Johnray Fuller <jrfuller>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Tammy Fox <tammy.c.fox>
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Description Michael Redinger 2003-02-09 19:58:34 UTC
Red Hat Linux Security Guide 8.0.93
Page 38ff (5.3. Securing NIS)
Add a note: Because NIS is inherently insecure, only use it in conjunction
with firewalling (same for portmap etc.).

Comment 1 Johnray Fuller 2003-02-12 07:39:53 UTC
I will see about adding this for the surrent release.

Thanks for the feedback.


Comment 2 Johnray Fuller 2003-10-01 20:56:37 UTC
I added a note for the next release.

Thanks for the suggestion.