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Re: [suse-security] firewall-script doesn't start
  • From: "John Scroggins" <dataefx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 12:24:36 -0800
  • Message-id: <001201bf943c$b48002a0$0401a8c0@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks Fred,

Cheers

John


----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Mobach" <fred@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "John Scroggins" <dataefx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "SuSE Security"
<suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 12:46 AM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] firewall-script doesn't start


> John Scroggins wrote:
>
> > btw: there is an more updated version on firewal.rpm on the SuSE ftp
site
> > under /6.3/updates. For some reason, (I have yet to fire off a post to
> > SuSE) the program seems to open ports that were not available when using
the
> > firewal-1.4.8 program. I always audit my network with nmap. Until I can
find
> > out why those ports have become visible I cannot recommend the latest
> > version.
>
> Some time ago I've noticed this behavior with even nmap 2.3 BETA 13. It's
not
> dependend upon SuSE's firewall script, it's dependend upon the precense of
> blocking firewall rules. You can test that by running
nmap -O -s[S|T|U|...] -p
> 1-65535 target once while your firewalling rules are not active and once
while
> they're active.
>
> Depending on your rules someone might think that you're running a Lexmark
> printer :-).
>
> Regards,
>
> Fred Mobach
> fred at mobach.nl
>
>
>
>
>
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