[ubuntu-uk] webmin

Paul Morgan-Roach roachy at roachy.net
Tue Jun 21 19:43:28 UTC 2011

>> On Tue, 2011-06-21 at 13:59 +0100, Dave Hanson wrote:
>>> > Hello Everyone,
> I've cracked it...

You're not the only one ;-)

I'd personally avoid making webmin publicly available.

Consider using iptables or (ufw) to restrict access to your IP if you have a
static, or you could only allow access to the webmin port from localhost and
connect via an ssh socks proxy to that port.

Webmin's a bit if a target for attackers and has a long history of

Also, with ssh access consider using fail2ban, or better yet restricting
access by IP :-)
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