Re: Linux hardening

From: paavan shah (paavan.shah_at_gmail.com)
Date: 08/23/05

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    Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 11:50:25 +0530
    To: AragonX <aragonx@dcsnow.com>
    
    

    On 8/22/05, AragonX <aragonx@dcsnow.com> wrote:
    > <quote who="Sean Finkel">
    > > I would recommend also securing /tmp (and /var/tmp). Mounting it noexec
    > > and nosuid is a good step to take. As well, I modified my local wget and
    > > curl programs to *not* download to /tmp or /var/tmp, as no legitimate
    > > use for the program (on my servers) will be downloading files to these
    > > locations. As well, these two programs are commonly used in web script
    > > attacks to retrieve a remote file and execute it.

    How did u modify your wget or curl for not to download to /tmp and /var/tmp?

    pavan.


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