If you are faced with a non-root remote command execution vulnerability, and there is a foreign executable that's running on your Linux system from a user with only non-administrator privileges, ...
Why does sshd require an absolute path when restarting, e.g /usr/sbin/sshd rather than sshd Are there any security implications? P.S the error message: # sshd sshd re-exec requires execution with ...
Our client servers are running old version of jboss (Jboss 4.0) which has lots of known vulnerabilities. Result is that the server is hacked and we are seeing some unknown executables running from ...
I recently learned that (at least on Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux), executable programs that are compiled as Position Independent Executables (PIE) receive stronger address space randomization ...
When a daemon is executed, is the executable copied to memory? If so, can it be copied encrypted? If not, is there a way to prevent the executable from being copied to memory? The executable is ...
I'm writing a program that will test programs written by students. I'm afraid that I can't trust them and I need to make sure that it won't end up badly for the computer running it. I was thinking ...
How can I set file to be executable only to other users but not readable/writable, the reason for this I'm executing something with my username but I don't want to give out the password. I tried : ...