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Doogee
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Post by Doogee »

Ok i dunno if this should be in networking or not, but im putting it here, move it if you think it should be moved v0d mi4n.


Okay i just got ssh running, i set up a pinhole on the router and everything, and my friend was able to log into an account i created for him.


I am interested in giving a few of my friends shell accounts.


What i am worried about is security. Is the sshd that comes with slack OpenSSH? If not should i get openssh? how about upgrades where can i get these?

Anything else security wise i should be thinking about and acting upon?


Thanks.

Tux
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Re: SSH

Post by Tux »

Doogee wrote: What i am worried about is security. Is the sshd that comes with slack OpenSSH? If not should i get openssh? how about upgrades where can i get these?
Yes it is openssh.
Doogee wrote: Anything else security wise i should be thinking about and acting upon?
Yeh, tell your friends to stop logging into your PC! :D

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Post by TheQuirk »

Un-suid everything you can and limit resources so they won't take your whole computer down with a simple shell script, for starters.

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Post by TheQuirk »

Disabling ping, nmap, etc. would also be a good idea.

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Post by Doogee »

i doubt any of my users know what they are :P

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