Bug 16587 - RFE: Turn off dangerous services [Was: Add Network Servers option to custom install]
RFE: Turn off dangerous services [Was: Add Network Servers option to custom i...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-08-19 13:42 EDT by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-09 11:44:39 EST
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2000-08-19 13:42:54 EDT
Some of the servers installed automatically by selecting NFS, Samba, etc.
in a custom install could present security problems.

Make the NEtwork Servers group visible rather than hidden and remove the
include from the other groups.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-21 12:00:42 EDT
I think that all of the servers which could pose problems are not run by
default.

What do you think Matt?
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2000-11-17 15:50:04 EST
This is something to be handled package by package.
Comment 3 Preston Brown 2001-01-09 11:44:28 EST
this is done in rawhide.
Comment 4 Brock Organ 2001-01-09 14:30:14 EST
Verified "customize firewall configuration screen" has  entry for "other"
services beside dhcp, ssh, Telnet and http.
Comment 5 Brock Organ 2001-01-09 14:32:26 EST
this was done in qa0109.0 test tree ...

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