Securing Debian Manual: 126.96.36.199 Using the shell history file
Am Donnerstag, 8. März 2012 schrieb Stayvoid:
> "Note that you could introduce the configuration above in the user's
> .profile. But then you would need to setup permissions properly in
> such a way that prevents the user from modifying this file. This
> includes: having the user's home directories not belong to the user
> (since he would be able to remove the file otherwise) but at the same
> time enable them to read the .profile configuration file and write on
> the .bash_history. It would be good to set the immutable flag (also
> using chattr) for .profile too if you do it this way."
> How to make this?
Well its explained there in quite a good detail.
The command for changing attributes is mentioned some sentences above and
if you want to tackle anything out of this manual, you´d properly better
know how to change permissions on files and directories. I think such basic
stuff does not belong here. Security is no cut&paste thing IMHO, but
involves *understanding* whats going on.
Forcing users to keep their history might rise legal privacy protection
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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