make undercloud tftp server secure

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The undercloud installs a tftp server for dnsmasq & bounds it to the ctlplane ip, but to do this it installs the tftp rpm (tftp-server-x.x-xx.el7.x86_64) which drops a default tftp server config in /etc/xinetd/ that binds to all IPs.
  • iptables is given below rule:
-A INPUT -p udp -m udp --dport 69 -j ACCEPT

Above rule allows access to that default, generic tftp server. This can create a security risk.


  • Red Hat Open Stack 8

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