[mythtv-users] Security concerns for my myth box
rdsmith at pobox.com
Thu Dec 16 00:22:37 UTC 2004
I would just open the ssh port and access mythweb over ssh. No need to
open a web server to the world if you don't have to.
Just my 2 cents.
At 06:09 PM 12/15/2004, you wrote:
>Very interested to hear some knowledgable users comments on this.
>I am behind a NAT router, have a dynamix IP but will use dynDNS, and I
>have port 80 blocked by ISP. I plan to open SSH and a port for HTTP
>(1010 or 1080) so I can use MythWeb when out of the house. I will
>obvisouly change my crappy root password when I get to opening the
>On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 16:16:14 -0500, Craig Partin <cpartin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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?
> > Thanks,
> > Craig
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