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From Marc Perkel <m...@perkel.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Keeping hackers out of /dev/smh
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 19:35:25 GMT


Graeme Fowler wrote:
> 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.
>
>
>   
Thanks for your help. How do I "lock the front door"?

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