[mythtv-users] Security concerns for my myth box
cpartin at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 21:16:14 UTC 2004
After reading the post about the poor soul who's box was rooted, it
got me to worrying about my own. Right now I feel pretty safe with
the box behind a NAT hardware firewall. I do want to open some ports
for SSH and HTTP connections and wonder what security considerations I
might be missing.
The myth user is logged in with sudo passwordless renice access.
Services are run as root and the frontend and X are setuid root. It's
a basic gentoo install with no additional security related tweaking.
openSSH, MySQL, and Apache2 are the only network daemons running.
What security measures do others have in place?
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