Re: Security on a newly-installed debian system
You just need iptables !!!
gather information in www.netfilter.org
iptables come by default in the latest releases...
msg if you need further assistance...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Deryk Barker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Debian Users" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 6:09 PM
Subject: Security on a newly-installed debian system
> Having switched at home last year (from Mandrake to Debian) I am about
> to remove SuSe (can you spell 'anal'?) from my office machine and
> install deb too.
> However, I have a slight concern: my home machine is behind a hardware
> router/firewall, but my office machine isn't.
> So, a question: exactly when will the newly-installed machine become
> vulnerable to attacks from the 'net? I recall there is a firewalling
> package with deb (although I don't need it at home). Will this be part
> of the dselect process and be configured to be secure on installation
> or do I need to set it up manually, if so when is the appropriate
> Any input appreciated.
> |Deryk Barker, Computer Science Dept. | Music does not have to be
> |Camosun College, Victoria, BC, Canada| It has to be listened to.
> |email: firstname.lastname@example.org |
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