Network Security Hacks

Errata for Network Security Hacks

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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
Printed
Page 53
The strange dash in the middle of the page HAS BEEN CHANGED to an em-dash.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2004
Printed
Page 136
3rd para

"keeping out everyone but those who are determined to undermine your logging infrastructure" NOW READS: "keeping out everyone but those who are the most determined to undermine your logging infrastructure"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 158
code in mid of page, line 2

"--with-nagis-grp=nagios" NOW READS: "--with-nagios-grp=nagios"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 169
2nd-to-last text paragraph

"This command will ... write its logs to /tmp/argus." NOW READS: "This command will ... write its logs to /tmp/arguslog."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 173
mid of page

"To create a pcap.ini" NOW READS: "To create a rpcapd.ini"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 176
2nd paragraph, first sentence

"Ipsec-based" NOW READS: "IPsec-based"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 177
line 13 from bottom

"Ipsec" NOW READS: "IPsec"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 179
line 10 of code on top

should be a standard paragraph instead of part of the code

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 179
line 14 from bottom

"Install raccoon" should be: "Install racoon"

Anonymous   
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Page 191
line 1

"-L8080" NOW READS: "-L8000"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 227
para in mid of page, line 3-4

"Snort's ... processors" NOW READS: "Snort's ... preprocessors"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 245
2nd paragraph, 3rd line

"run" was previously formatted as "literal" text. This HAS BEEN CORRECTED and now appears as normal body text.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 249
6th text paragraph

"when you when you want to..." NOW READS: "when you want to..." AND "on the host that the firewall is install fwexec or fwsamed on" NOW READS: "on the host that the firewall is installed on" (delete " fwexec or fwsam")

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 255
code in mid of page, line 2

"filnemae" -> "filename"

Anonymous   
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Page 258
line 10

"directory" was previously formatted in constant-width font. THIS HAS BEEN CORRECTED and appears in normal body text font.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 260
line 8

"sessiondid" NOW READS: "sessionid"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 262
2nd paragraph, 5th line

Missing space between "standard" and "./configure" HAS BEEN CORRECTED.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 265
line 4-5

"to forward any port to a host on another machine" NOW READS: "to forward any port to a port on another machine"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 277
(+ Indexentry on page 295 for "system binaries:verifying ...")

Six occurences of "chrootkit" (page 277) and Index entry NOW READ: "chkrootkit"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005
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Page 289
left column, "mail transfer agents (MTAs)"

"support for FLS" NOW READS: "support for TLS"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2005