[SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: fail2ban-0.8.10-1.fc17

2013-06-28T06:11:31
ID FEDORA:ADED42199F
Type fedora
Reporter Fedora
Modified 2013-06-28T06:11:31

Description

Fail2ban scans log files like /var/log/pwdfail or /var/log/apache/error_log and bans IP that makes too many password failures. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address. To use the hostsdeny and shorewall actions you must install tcp_wrappers and shorewall respectively.