BSDstats v3.0 - The Security Rewrite
pauls at utdallas.edu
Mon Aug 14 15:06:20 UTC 2006
Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> Over the past few days, I've been working with Paul Schmehl and Matthew
> Seaman to come up with a more "security sensitive" version of BSDstats
> ... one that reduces the amount of "sensitive information" stored in the
> database down to ... zero. No IPs, no hostnames ...
> This new version also reduces the number of 'network fetches' down to 4
> for the first run, and 3 for subsequent runs, so it runs a bit faster,
> and talks across the network less.
> And, finally, this one has its own domain for check in server ...
> None of the pre-v3.x clients can talk to the v3.x server, since the DB
> format has totally changed, so everyone needs to grab the latest version
> and run it so that we can re-sync the database properly ...
>> From now forward, the stats will be viewable from:
Marc, thanks for all your hard work on these issues.
One small change needs to be made. The pkg-message file reads, at its end:
o view current statistics, go to:
That needs to be changed to http://www.bsdstst.org/
This patch will fix it.
--- pkg-message.orig Mon Aug 14 10:02:29 2006
+++ pkg-message Mon Aug 14 10:02:51 2006
@@ -10,6 +10,6 @@
To view current statistics, go to:
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
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