Building Secure Servers with Linux

Errata for Building Secure Servers with Linux

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 12
IN PRINT: Table 1-1, total line, and first sentence directly after

$950 NOW READS: $976

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 115
2nd to last paragraph, 4th line -

asblock NOW READS: as block

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 143
(3rd paragraph, 3rd line)

"IP address is first etc/hosts.allow" NOW READS: "IP address is first matched against the contents of /etc/hosts.allow".

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 165
IN PRINT: Example 6-2, middle of the script

"BINDJAIL = /var/named" "BINDBIN = /usr/sbin" NOW READS: "BINDJAIL=/var/named" "BINDBIN=/usr/sbin"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 166
SHOULD BE: Example 6-2, add two lines to the end of the script

mknod $BINDJAIL/dev/random c 1 8 chmod 666 $BINDJAIL/dev/random

Anonymous   
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Page 180
last line

Walldns NOW READS: walldns

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 181
first line in table

Rbldns NOW READS: rbldns

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 181
next to last line in top table

Daemontools NOW READS: daemontools

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 191
last 4 entries in lower table

"Add-childns" should be "add-childns" "Add-host" should be "add-host" "[Symbol_MonotypeSorts_217]" should be a right arrow [two places] "Add-alias" should be "add-alias" "Add-mx" should be "add-mx"

Anonymous   
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Page 192
top table

in third entry: "F3D" should be "272". In fourth entry: "[Symbol_MonotypeSorts_217]" should be a right arrow.

Anonymous   
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Page 194
last line of top code example

"usr/local/bin/tinydns-data" NOW READS: "/usr/local/bin/tinydns-data".

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 195
third text line from bottom

THe "I" at end of line HAS BEEN DELETED.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 219
code fragment after 4th paragraph

The command NOW READS: makemap hash /etc/mail/access.db < /etc/mail/access Also, earlier in the paragraph, the sentence "You can do this by executing the command make mailertable..." NOW READS: "You can do this by executing the command make access..."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 325
7th entry in the list

ocal7 NOW READS: local7

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 337
Table 10-7

Italicized "S" and "SS" at beginnings of Option names do not belong there. (Are they FrameMaker artifacts of some kind?) There are also corresponding (incorrect) index entries for some of these Syslog-ng options, i.e., index entries with the leading S/SS.

Anonymous   
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Page 395
last paragraph, 2nd line from bottom

Andreas' last name did not print correctly. The O-umlaut came out as "..." AUTHOR: This one's easy: yes, an umlaut should have two dots, not three. :-)

Anonymous