Sunday, July 12, 2009
Secure OpenSSH installation
Though OpenSSH provides secure solutions to several connectivity quandaries, poor configuration and management of this daemon can still lead to security compromises. Also, do not forget that OpenSSH itself could contain bugs that could be exploited if is used default config file.
These days I got a security advisory that demonstrates above words – possibly exists 0day exploit for OpenSSH daemon, that seems to affect OpenSSH 4.3 on CentOS/RHEL servers.
This post provides you with the instructions how to make your OpenSSH daemon secure and usable as possible.
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