Posts Tagged ‘ tmpfs ’

Having a non-executable /tmp (noexec) wreaks havoc with apt-get

Jan 5th, 2012 | By

For performance reasons I choose tmpfs as the filesystem of choice for /tmp and for security reasons I always make sure that /tmp has a noexec flag attached to it.  I’ve been admining webservers for 10 years now and by far the single greatest system wide breach of security happens with a script being placed
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