Daily, weekly, security scripts....
pluknet at gmail.com
Thu May 24 12:01:33 UTC 2012
On 24 May 2012 11:49, Willem Jan Withagen <wjw at digiware.nl> wrote:
> [I looked for a better list to drop this on, but other that freebsd-rc
> nothing seems close.]
> I nagged about the verbosity of the periodic scripts.
> But did not give any example.
> Well I just ran into a perfect example:
> Checking setuid files and devices:
> Checking for uids of 0:
> root 0
> Checking for passwordless accounts:
> Checking login.conf permissions:
> Checking for ports with mismatched checksums:
> xx.xx.nl kernel log messages:
> +++ /tmp/security.X5WEmRe8 2012-05-24 03:38:58.028927236 +0200
> xx.xx.nl login failures:
> xx.xx.nl refused connections:
> Checking for a current audit database:
> Database created: Wed May 23 03:45:00 CEST 2012
> Checking for packages with security vulnerabilities:
> 0 problem(s) in your installed packages found.
> -- End of security output --
> Which does not really report anything other than the system is healthy.
> Now because of the sheer volume (with about 20+ servers to maintain)
> this goes into a seperate bin, which I only check on less busy times.
> Whereas it would go into my active mailbox when I only get allerts on
> which I really need to handle.
> This would call for something like $periodic_quiet??
> and then generating the headers only if there was something to report.
> I'd do it myself if only the day had 36 hours...
you could try to start with:
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