[Snort-users] System hardening
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Wed Sep 3 09:13:08 EDT 2003
As far as hardening a Solaris 8/9 server I would implement JASS instead
of YASSP. Although the JASS tool is not supported by Sun the
configurations that JASS does to the server you are hardening are
supported so you will not lose support if you run JASS. Most hardened
configurations that JASS supports will not affect Snort as far as my
expierence although JASS is updated frequently to incorporate new scripts.
John Creegan wrote:
>I've got the basic snort and reporting systems up and running (snort,
>ACID, MySQL) and I'm ready to turn my attention to protecting/hardening
>my system (Solaris 8 on SPARC) before I do any more with snort
>(barnyard, oinkmaster, etc.)
>I'm looking at a tool (yassp) for going beyond the system hardening
>described in the docs. I can't find any mention of it (so far) in the
>archives, FAQ or the recommended three books. Yassp seems a bit old.
>It may work well for Solaris 8, but it appears there's been no recent
>support for it.
>Does anyone think it's worth hardening a system so much? I've already
>got tripwire running but that, to me, is a reactive approach. I'd
>rather prevent someone from changing my system files than to know they
>already did it.
>I'm aware that unless I proceed carefully I can make the system useless
>for its intended purpose, running snort.
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