[CentOS] Security Guide for CentOS/RHEL

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 15:35:56 UTC 2008


On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Josh Donovan <josh.dvan at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> John Horne wrote:
>
>> For rkhunter, as far as I can remember, the Fedora 8/9 packages are upto
>> date, so you could download one of those from a mirror and install it.
>> Personally, I install rkhunter from source, but you can build an RPM
>> from the source tarball if you want (the source includes an RPM spec
>> file). Latest version is 1.3.2.
>
> I haven't looked at Fedora for a long time but what is in the EPEL?
> i.e. http://fedora.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/fedora-epel/4AS/i386/
> There seems to be an rkhunter updated in Sep 2008 is that for RHEL4 AS?
>
> Will the Fedora SRPMS (tripwire, rkhunter) for Fedora 8/9 rebuild without wanting a ton of stuff updated?

For CentOS5, I'd recommend using aide instead of tripwire. The two do
pretty much the same thing, but aide comes with centos5 by default
(and is recommended in the NSA guide)

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