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From "Steven Pierce" <paged...@speakeasy.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] recommendations for checking website security holes?
Date Sat, 26 Mar 2005 22:35:22 GMT

Good Evening,

One of items that you should list is the O/S.  If you are using Windows then you would
have issues that you might not have with Linux.  I would assume that you are using
a form of Unix (Linux, BSD, Sun, Etc).  Also what version of Apache are you using,
and do you have all the updates in place??  

Sorry if this seems basic, but it would give the security guys a little more to 
go on.



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On 3/26/2005 at 1:21 PM Pete Eakle wrote:

>My company will be announcing a new website soon, and being somewhat
>new to this game I am concerned about possible site break-ins.  I
>worry that, despite our best efforts, we may still have a
>vulnerability somewhere that we will find out about the hard way.  I
>was wondering if people could suggest which vulnerabilities are most
>likely to be exploited, or possibly suggest an article, service or
>tool, etc. that I could use to test out our site for vulnerabilities?
>
>Thanks a lot.
>
>    -Pete
>
>PS: the site will be Apache based and use Tomcat for the dynamic parts.
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