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Re: Common (basic) security checks for a base installation? (was Re: Security notification script in Perl)

On Thu, 2002-12-26 at 07:30, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 11:28:09PM +0000, Steve Kemp wrote:
> (...)
> I'm willing to put some time into this, but I wonder which are the tests
> other developers feel are absolutely necessary. We migh need to also
> change some of our policies and tools (see bug #132767, I don't agree with
> the reasons for closing it BTW, and bug #155799 and bug #155676). Dpkg,
> for example, does not store permissions (see bug #34194) and that could be
> very useful for system checks (and recover).
> Are there people that could contribute time and effort in this issue?
> (like patching dpkg to fix the current related bugs or writing the
> appropiate checks to include in the cron package).
> Regards
> Javi
And please Javi, check it too:

Gustavo Franco -- <stratus@acm.org>

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