[Techtalk] Server was hacked into; looking for tips on how to secure it

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Mon Feb 24 17:21:25 EST 2003

On Sun, Feb 23, 2003, jennyw wrote:
> The first time, I had ipchains on the machine. This time I had an
> external firewall -- a Sonicwall. I had opened only DNS, http, https,
> imap, imaps, and smtp.  I was running Postfix, Courier-IMAP, BIND9
> (the first time I was running BIND 8), Apache, MySQL, and PHP4.

Which versions of Apache and MySQL? People who follow bugtraq more
closely than I might be able to suggest the exploit if you tell us the
version numbers.


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