[lug] Re: Unauthorized Portmap Connection

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Mon Dec 11 23:18:30 MST 2000

Scott Herod wrote:
> Also, download the latest version of the nfs utilities from RedHat
> to hopefully avoid a buffer overflow attack in the one shipped with
> 6.2.
> >
> > I'm with Sean.  Use ipchains.  And while you're at it, get an
> > old 486 to act as your firewall so you don't have to run nfs
> > on a machine that's directly connected to the Internet.
> >
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There are also options to disallow root access to NFS mounted
partitions. If you must use NFS, disallow root.

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