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Bug 83867 - RFE: use NIS/portmap with firewalling
RFE: use NIS/portmap with 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 14:58 EST by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-01 16:56:37 EDT
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Description Michael Redinger 2003-02-09 14:58:34 EST
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 02:39:53 EST
I will see about adding this for the surrent release.

Thanks for the feedback.

Comment 2 Johnray Fuller 2003-10-01 16:56:37 EDT
I added a note for the next release.

Thanks for the suggestion.


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