Re: Common (basic) security checks for a base installation? (was Re: Security notification script in Perl)
On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 11:01:18AM -0800, Will Lowe wrote:
> Here's a cron.daily script for tracking changes in setuid status:
That actually looks very similar to what the `checksecurity` package
does at the moment.
> > - detect if security updates are available and warn the administrator
That looks neat, but it doesn't handle security updates in the same
way that my script does - mine will include a paragraph of text explaining
what the security issue actually is, and will ignore non-security updates.