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From Graeme Fowler <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Keeping hackers out of /dev/smh
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 13:12:55 GMT
On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 05:46 -0700, Marc Perkel wrote:
> What's the best way to keep hackers out of /dev/shm? I'm getting the 
> script kitties installing IRC bots.

Mount /dev/shm noexec.

More importantly, close the holes the script kiddies are getting in
through. Locking the front door is far more efficient long term than
leaving it open but putting a child gate at the bottom of the stairs.


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