[unisog] Encrypted tunnels for mysql

Sawyer,John H JSawyer at ifas.ufl.edu
Tue Jun 28 08:57:40 GMT 2005


If you don't want to use SSH, then check out Stunnel.
http://www.stunnel.org/  I checked in the examples and there was one
specific to MySQL but it requires a little background found in the docs
to use it.  http://www.stunnel.org/examples/mysql.html

-jhs 

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org] On Behalf Of Russell Fulton
> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 1:05 AM
> To: unisog at lists.sans.org
> Subject: [unisog] Encrypted tunnels for mysql
> 
> Hi,
>    I have a bunch of snort sensors that log back to a central 
> mysql server and I would like to  'secure' this traffic.  The 
> only really sensitive info is actually the password but 
> that's enough to make it worth doing.   I know I can do this 
> with 'ssh db-box -L 13306:localhost:3306' (if I got that 
> right) but it isnt ideal so how do others do this?
> 
> Cheers and thanks, Russell
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