Re: Certifying a RedHat Install

From: Peter Koinange (pkoinange_at_swiftkenya.com)
Date: 07/15/04

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    To: abe <abe@abeowitz.com>
    
    

    try http://www.cisecurity.org/ there are some linux benmark tests you
    can ran on the system

    Peter

    abe wrote:
    > My client wants me to certify there are no back doors in the RedHat 9
    > server we are going to deliver. It's a base RH9 install with a few
    > extra RPM's, like Guarddog.
    >
    > Question is what's the best way for us to certify this?
    > * rpm -Va ?
    > * A global md5 on each file?
    >
    > Also, what's the best way to minimize liability if they are hacked? I
    > don't want to get sued because the were negligent.
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > Abe
    >
    >
    >

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    Peter Koinange
    Swift Global Kenya Limited
    Tel: 020-229229
    

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