No executables in /tmp

Michael Halcrow mike at
Sat Mar 25 15:40:29 MST 2006

On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 02:20:48PM -0700, Jeff Schroeder wrote:
> I'm in the process of securing a web server, and I wonder if there's
> a way to prevent executables from being installed and run in the
> /tmp directory.

There are several ways, but what you really need is SE Linux.

                         Michael A. Halcrow                          
       Security Software Engineer, IBM Linux Technology Center       
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"Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the       
limits of the world."                                                
 - Schopenhauer 
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