I had to do some maintenance work on a Linux based server. It was mainlyjust archiving some files around and updating packages andconfigurations. However, as part of the maintenance I took theopportunity to put in some simple technical security controls in placeand documented some of them here for my reference.
MySQL Database There was a MySQL server runningthat was only needed for the local host, but a “netstat -ltn” indicatedthat it was not bound to any specific IP, i.
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