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February 24, 2010

Server Security

I am back again with another question that involves Lynis. Can someone please tell me what all of this means:
- Comparing sysctl key pairs with scan profile...
- kernel.core_uses_pid (1) [ OK ]
- kernel.ctrl-alt-del (0) [ OK ]
- kernel.exec-shield (1) [ OK ]
- kernel.sysrq (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.accept_redirects (0) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.accept_source_route (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.bootp_relay (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.forwarding (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.log_martians (1) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.mc_forwarding (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.proxy_arp (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.rp_filter (1) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.conf.all.send_redirects (0) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.conf.default.accept_redirects (0) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.conf.default.accept_source_route (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.conf.default.log_martians (1) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts (1) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.icmp_ignore_bogus_error_responses (1) [ OK ]
- net.ipv4.tcp_syncookies (1) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv4.tcp_timestamps (0) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv6.conf.all.accept_redirects (0) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv6.conf.all.accept_source_route (0) [ OK ]
- net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects (0) [ DIFFERENT ]
- net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_source_route (0) [ OK ]

Thanks for the help in advanced.

-Shane

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