[lug] Re: Unauthorized Portmap Connection

SoloCDM deedsmis at aculink.net
Tue Dec 12 00:40:38 MST 2000

"D. Stimits" stated the following:
> 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.
> There are also options to disallow root access to NFS mounted
> partitions. If you must use NFS, disallow root.

Does anyone remember right offhand how those options were written?

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