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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 11:05:45PM +0200, Nils Jeppe wrote:
> On 18 Apr 2001, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > If you believe it is useful, please provide specific examples that
> > show how it protects common system configurations against real
> > attacks.
> There are idiots that try the reverse dns lookup trick to access a
> network. It happened at my work (unsucessfully, naturally).

I hope it failed because you are enforcing IP-based access control, and not
because you have PARANOID in your hosts.allow.


Adam McKenna  <adam@debian.org>  <adam@flounder.net>

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