Solaris - Tighten Solaris Security: Make A Patcher's "To Do" List (Solaris 8/9)


You probably go back and forth to Sun's website to check on your requirements for Solaris patches. However, how well are your applications patched?


You should make a list of older applications you have running on Solaris. Some of them may be putting your system's security at risk. For example, Kerberos needs patching to prevent password-related data storage in plain text.


Figure out what you need to do to upgrade or tighten the security of your systems, services, and resources. Then, when you've finished the upgrades, you can check the item off the list knowing that you've added value to your organization and potentially thwarted losses from internal or external mischief.

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