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BIND 9 Vulnerability And Solution - Patch BIND To Avoid Cache Poisoning (Fedora/CentOS)

BIND 9 Vulnerability And Solution - Patch BIND To Avoid Cache Poisoning (Fedora/CentOS)

I am pretty sure most of you guys have hard about the Vulnerability in BIND. Dan Kaminsky earlier this month announced a massive, multi-vendor issue with DNS that could allow attackers to compromise any name server - clients, too. I thought I would share with you all one of the quickest solutions systems administrators running BIND 9 can use to help solve this vulnerability in case their systems are vulnerable.

A Simple Mailserver On Arch Linux (Postfix + Dovecot)

A Simple Mailserver On Arch Linux (Postfix + Dovecot)

This tutorial describes how to install a complete mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot on an Arch Linux machine or VPS. This specific tutorial is based on my 256MB VPS. Basic linux knowledge is required as I'm not describing every step in detail.

How To Install And Configure Dansguardian With Multi-Group Filtering And Squid With NTLM Auth On Debian Etch

How To Install And Configure Dansguardian With Multi-Group Filtering And Squid With NTLM Auth On Debian Etch

This how-to describes how to install and configure Dansguardian with multi-group filtering, Squid with NTLM auth, ipmasq, and dnsmasq to provide a full internet gateway solution for small to medium sized networks. This how-to requires two NICs in order to preform firewalling and transparent proxying.

HOWTO: Encrypt The System Manually Upon Installation (Ubuntu 8.04)

HOWTO: Encrypt The System Manually Upon Installation (Ubuntu 8.04)

This tutorial describes how you can encrypt an Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) system right during the initial installation.

HOWTO: Automatically Unlock LUKS Encrypted Drives With A Keyfile

HOWTO: Automatically Unlock LUKS Encrypted Drives With A Keyfile

This howto shows how to unlock multiple devices in the intial ramdisk remotely. I suggest to use a keyfile for automatic unlocking. The keyfile should be stored in the normally encrypted root partition - so you still have to unlock that one. During boot process it will then be used to unlock all the other devices.

How To Block Spammers/Hackers With mod_defensible On Apache2 (Debian Etch)

How To Block Spammers/Hackers With mod_defensible On Apache2 (Debian Etch)

mod_defensible is an Apache 2.x module intended to block spammers/hackers/script kiddies using DNSBL servers. It will look at the client IP and check it in one or several DNSBL servers and return a 403 Forbidden page to the client. This guide shows how to install and use it with Apache 2 on a Debian Etch server.

How To Set Up Shorewall (Shoreline) 4.0 Firewall On CentOS 5.1

How To Set Up Shorewall (Shoreline) 4.0 Firewall On CentOS 5.1

This tutorial will walk you through setting up Shorewall (Shoreline) 4.0 firewall on CentOS 5.1 , this can easily be adapted to any other Linux distribution out there.

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