Article: Secure Your TMP

Posted July 30, 2013 2.9k views
How I secure my /tmp and /var/tmp directories on DigitalOcean... Hope this helps you... :) cd / dd if=/dev/zero of=tmpfile bs=1024 count=1048576 mkfs.ext3 -j /tmpfile mount -o loop,noexec,nosuid,rw /tmpfile /tmp chmod 1777 /tmp echo “/tmpfile /tmp ext3 loop,rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev 0 0? >> /etc/fstab rm -rf /var/tmp ln -s /tmp/ /var/tmp

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What do you mean by "secure?" Secure those directories from what?

What OS are you running?
This results in errors while booting. Use

echo /tmpfile /tmp ext3 loop,rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev 0 0 >> /etc/fstab