Bug 83866 - RFE: use both TCP Wrappers and firewalling
RFE: use both TCP Wrappers and firewalling
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-sg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Johnray Fuller
Tammy Fox
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Blocks: 89682
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Reported: 2003-02-09 14:57 EST by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-01 16:55:38 EDT
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Description Michael Redinger 2003-02-09 14:57:56 EST
Red Hat Linux Security Guide 8.0.93
Page 35ff (5. Server Security)
Maybe add a short note about defense in depth here:
Use both firewalling and TCP wrappers, in case one of those fails (most
certainly because you misconfigured something ...)
Comment 1 Johnray Fuller 2003-02-12 02:40:44 EST
I will see about adding this for the surrent release.

Thanks for the feedback.

Comment 2 Johnray Fuller 2003-10-01 16:55:38 EDT
I added a note to the latest version.

Thanks for the suggestion.


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