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Re: [suse-security] VPN with pptp
So what do u recommend that people use instead of pptp
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sebastian Krahmer" <krahmer@xxxxxxx>
To: "Markus Dahinden" <mdahinden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 11:08 AM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] VPN with pptp


> On Wed, 12 Jun 2002, Markus Dahinden wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Just because i often read mails like 'we are using a pptp VPN'
> on this list: pptp is horrible weak and should not be used
> to protect critical channels or to authenticate users.
> A paper can be found at http://stealth.7350.org/chap.pdf.
> I know it doesnt help in this case but I hope it helps
> one to decide against pptp :)
>
> regards,
> Sebastian
>
> > Hi
> > My pptp VPN connection between W2K and a SuSE Linux8.0 server (with
> > SuSEfirewall2) seems to work (username and password are verified, PC is
> > registered and authentificated).
> >
> > /var/log/messages tells me for the vpn-connection:
> > ....
> > - SuSE-FW-UNALLOWED-TARGETIN.........prot. 47...... (after
> > launching vpn-connection)
> > ....
> > - SuSE-FW-DROP-ANTI-SPOOFIN.................DPT 139.... (after
> > hitting network item)
> > ....
> > - SuSE-FW-DROP-ANTI-SPOOFIN.................DPT 139.... (after
> > Start/run "\\192.168.x.y")
> > - SuSE-FW-DROP-ANTI-SPOOFIN.................DPT 445....
> >
> > These services (protocols and ports) are accessible according to my
> > SuSEfirewall2 definitions. I opened theme in section 9.)
> >
> > I guess, this is the reason, that I don't see my samba shares on linux.
> >
> > Can someone give me a hand on this problem?
> >
> > Markus
> >
> >
> >
>
> --
> ~
> ~ perl self.pl
> ~ $_='print"\$_=\47$_\47;eval"';eval
> ~ krahmer@xxxxxxx - SuSE Security Team
> ~
>
>
>
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