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From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Security usee ipchains
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 17:36:02
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Security usee ipchains by Sebastian Werner
1 On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 08:17:45PM +0200, Sebastian Werner wrote:
2 > I see that the default inet.eth0 use ipchains. It out of date i think, or.
3 > Gentoo use a 2.4.x kernel version and should use iptables.
5 I just changed this on CVS; the script now uses rp_filter to enable auto-dropping
6 of wacky packets. We'll convert the ifconfig and route commands to use the new "ip"
7 command at some point, too :)
9 This fix will show up in 1.0_rc5.
11 Best Regards,
13 --
14 Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
15 President/CEO
16 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.