Re: Linux security issues?

Alan Cox (alan@LXORGUK.UKUU.ORG.UK)
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 18:32:36 +0000 (GMT)


> I have started thinking about this and basically need smtp, nntp, www,
> ftp, and ssh. I'm just afraid that I will block out things that other
> apps use and I don't realize it (ie. some udp ports under 1024)

Maybe. But they'll break and you can then fix it. If its the reverse the
hacker gets in on the service you didnt know to block. The only UDP one
you normally need is packets to your DNS server port

Alan