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Bug 83866

Summary: RFE: use both TCP Wrappers and firewalling
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Michael Redinger <michael.redinger>
Component: rhl-sgAssignee: Johnray Fuller <jrfuller>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Tammy Fox <>
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Description Michael Redinger 2003-02-09 19:57:56 UTC
Red Hat Linux Security Guide 8.0.93
Page 35ff (5. Server Security)
Maybe add a short note about defense in depth here:
Use both firewalling and TCP wrappers, in case one of those fails (most
certainly because you misconfigured something ...)

Comment 1 Johnray Fuller 2003-02-12 07:40:44 UTC
I will see about adding this for the surrent release.

Thanks for the feedback.


Comment 2 Johnray Fuller 2003-10-01 20:55:38 UTC
I added a note to the latest version.

Thanks for the suggestion.