Prevent the Firewire module from loading on vRealize appliances by default. Potential attackers might exploit this protocol to compromise your system.
Avoid loading the Firewire module unless it is necessary.
- Open the /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf file in a text editor.
- Ensure that the line
install ieee1394 /bin/falseappears in this file.
- Save the file and close it.