[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #319: Disable some listening ports

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Mon Jun 28 05:00:04 PDT 2010


#319: Disable some listening ports
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 Reporter:  lme                   |       Owner:         
     Type:  System Defect         |      Status:  new    
 Priority:  major                 |   Milestone:         
Component:  System Configuration  |     Version:  8.1-RC1
 Keywords:                        |  
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 By default syslog, ntpd and Xorg listen for remote connections. This is
 unneccessary for a desktop system and could cause security problems.
 To close the listening ports do the following.

 syslog:
 syslogd_flags="-ss"  in rc.conf

 Xorg:
 ServerArgsLocal="-nolisten tcp" in /usr/local/kde4/kdm/kdmrc

 ntp:
 sync with FreeBSD's stock ntp.conf which was added some time ago and add
 restrict 127.0.0.1
 restrict ::1

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Ticket URL: <http://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/319>
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