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Slackware-14.1-GrSecurity/PaX Kernel

Posted 05-27-2014 at 10:20 PM by arniekat
Updated 05-27-2014 at 10:52 PM by arniekat (Correct gradm script)

This tutorial will show a quick way to get GrSecurity/PaX running on Slackware64 14.1 Kernel 3.10.17. The principle is the same for Slackware 14.0, 13.37, etc. The GrSecurity Patches already contain the PaX Code. The Kernel Package Creation section will be on another tutorial as I get time. This tutorial shows the Manual Method of installing the kernel. I will be using Kernel 3.11.9 since that is the only GrSecurity Patch still available in the archives for gradm-3.0. FYI, I have also got the GrSecurity...
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Slackware-14.1-Hacks-OpenVPN

Posted 05-25-2014 at 08:45 PM by arniekat

VPNBook is a free VPN Service (Virtual Private Network) which is used to securely route all your Internet Traffic through an encrypted tunnel to keep you safe from prying eyes and hackers. Any information you enter in a browser is encrypted before being sent out to VPNBook's OpenVPN Servers, which then goes out to the Internet from there.

Go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ to see your current IP Address. You can also google "my ip"
Your IP Address Is: <Local_Address>...
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Slackware-14.1-Package Removal Script

Posted 05-21-2014 at 07:24 PM by arniekat

#!/bin/sh
# Slackware(64) 14.1 Package Removal Script
# Please look at this script and decide what items will need to be
# changed or modified. Adjust it for your needs.
# Please don't just run it without looking at the options and changes!
# Some suggested reading material: CIS Security Scripts, Red Hat Enterprise
# Linux 6 Security Guide, Guide To Secure Configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
#
# This is for a Slackware 14.1 WorkStation...
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Slackware-14.1-PaX Notes

Posted 05-19-2014 at 10:06 PM by arniekat
Updated 05-30-2014 at 08:04 PM by arniekat (Added freshclam, chromium, KDE System Settings)

Laymans Explanation - PaX is a Linux Kernel patch that protects against Buffer Overflows and Heap Attacks. In other words, the PaX Patch protects against memory exploits. PaX also allows you to have separate sections in memory that are writable, but not executable and vice-versa. This is to protect against malicious code that is written to memory, then executed.

The NX Bit works in hardware while PaX works in software. PaX is compatible with the hardware NX Bit and they complement...
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Slackware-14.1-Hacks-KeePass

Posted 05-19-2014 at 08:17 PM by arniekat

KeePass allows you to keep all your passwords in an encrypted container. It is basically a Password Safe available for various operating systems.

You need to compile and install the following applications from SlackBuilds.org:

libgdiplus-2.10.9
mono-3.2.3
KeePass-2.15

When you try to run KeePass, it will not work on Slackware64. The reason is that the KeePass binary is looking in the wrong location for the libgdiplus binary. To fix this,...
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