Bug 498628 - RFE: More sane sshd_config
Summary: RFE: More sane sshd_config
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 89216
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openssh
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan F. Chadima
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2009-05-01 15:11 UTC by Scott Williams
Modified: 2009-05-04 07:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-05-04 07:22:49 UTC

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Description Scott Williams 2009-05-01 15:11:40 UTC
The default sshd_config allows root login.  In the great majority of systems, this is not necessary, and arguably never recommended.

It would have minimal impact on usability for users , and would greatly help security to add to the default /etc/ssh/sshd_config:

AllowRootLogin No

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2009-05-04 07:22:49 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 89216 ***

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