NewsForge: Hardening the PAM Framework
Sep 27, 2004, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John H. Terpstra, Paul Love, Ronald P. Reck, Tim Scanlon)
WEBINAR: On-demand Event
Replace Oracle with the NoSQL Engagement Database: Why and how leading companies are making the switch REGISTER >
"Today we'll check the PAM framework, harden the basic services
that we expect to authenticate to, and look at new PAM modules that
might make our systems more secure...
"First make sure that /etc/pam.conf doesn't exist unless this is
an old system running an older version of PAM.
"Next, make sure that /etc/pam.d exists, and contains PAM
Hardening Linux Authentication and User Identity(Sep 24,