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Jon Mitchell wrote:
> The current behaviour of a default Gentoo install is to load iptables
> after the network has been initialised. Upon shutting down likewise
> iptables is shutdown then the network interface. This strikes me as
> presenting a window of opportunity when the computer is exposed without
> iptables, albeit a small one.
> Do people on this list think there is any value in re-arranging this
> order by default?
Yes I do.
Bug 76624 was trying to push that change for shorewall, maybe it's time
to reactivate it with broader scope.
Thierry Carrez (Koon)
Gentoo Linux Security
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