Linux Environment Security : How to install ? LES

Ideal place for discussions related to Linux/Windows server security, Apache, MySQL, MS SQL and PHP, including tutorials and questions.
hrdedicated
Site Admin
Posts: 50
Joined: Thu May 30, 2013 10:28 pm

Linux Environment Security : How to install ? LES

Postby hrdedicated » Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:07 pm

LES (Linux Environment Security)

Introduction:

Linux Environment Security is intended as a facility to quickly & easily secure RedHat/RPM based environments. It does such by enforcing root-only permissions on system binaries (binaries that have no place being executed by normal users), enforcing root-only path traversal on system paths, enforcing immutable bit on essential rpm package contents (i.e: coreutils), and enforcing immutable bit on shell profile scripts.

Installation:

1. ssh to the server as root and then fire following commands
2. cd /root/download
3. Download the source
wget http://rfxnetworks.com/downloads/les-current.tar.gz
4. untar it
tar -zxvf les-current.tar.gz
5. cd les-0.2/
6. Run ./install.sh to proceed the installation



To run LES:

1. /usr/local/sbin/les --secure-bin on
2. /usr/local/sbin/les --secure-path on

Return to “System Security”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest