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Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 21:42:11 -0500
From: Simon Smith <simon@...soft.com>
To: Brian Eaton <eaton.lists@...il.com>,
	Untitled <full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk>
Subject: Re: SSH brute force blocking tool

You have experience in disarming land mines with a hammer while you are
stark naked? 

Now that¹s a real man¹s job!


On 11/27/06 4:20 PM, "Brian Eaton" <eaton.lists@...il.com> wrote:

> On 11/27/06, J. Oquendo <sil@...iltrated.net> wrote:
>> There is no hocus pocus here. Look at /var/log/secure and fine the term
>> "error retrieving" and print the next line, 13th column. Then sort it and
>> print the unique entries into /tmp/hosts.deny. After you do this, compare
>> /tmp/hosts.deny with /etc/hosts.deny and put the differences not in
>> /etc/hosts.deny
>> into /etc/hosts.deny
> 
> Parsing malicious input with shell commands is like disarming land mines with
> a hammer. 
> 
> And doing it as root?  That's like disarming land mines with a hammer while
> you're stark naked.
> 
> Regards,
> Brian
>  
> 
> 
> 
> 
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