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This free patch set protects your system from symlink attacks. Add KernelCare's Free Patch Set. Add KernelCare's Free Symlink Protection. NOTE: This is not the full KernelCare product and service.
You can protect against this in multiple ways. Please review the following documentation to find a solution that is suited to your needs.
Configure bind-address=127.0.0.1 in /etc/my.cnf, or close port 3306 in the server’s firewall.
Reboot the server to ensure the system benefits from these updates.
KernelCare provides an easy and effortless way to ensure that your operating system uses the most up-to-date kernel without the need to reboot your server. After you purchase and install KernelCare, you can obtain and install the KernelCare "Extra" Patchset, which includes symlink protection.
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mod_ruid2 is enabled in Apache. To ensure that this aids in protecting from symlink attacks, Jailed Apache needs to be enabled. If this not set properly, you should see an indication in Security Advisor (this page) in the sections for “Apache vhosts are not segmented or chroot()ed” and “Users running outside of the jail”. If those are not present, your users should be properly jailed. Review Symlink Race Condition Protection for further information.