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Bug#284806: ITP: authfail -- Netfilter REJECT/DROP for hosts with too many "auth failure"

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : authfail
  Version         : 1.0.1
  Upstream Author : Bartosz M. Krajnik <bartek@bmk.bz>
* URL             : http://www.bmk.bz/authfail/
* License         : GPL
  Description     : Netfilter REJECT/DROP for hosts with too many "auth failure"

 This program reads data from FIFO file and adds REJECT/DROP for hosts
 into Netfilter after some attempts of failed logins.
 If someone tries to log into your system and you see many "authentication
 failure" in you auth.log from one IP, you just add this IP into your

 If anybody is interested in this little piece of code, a draft package
 exist on http://olivier-lemaire.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/ ...

 I'll upload source to mentors in an minute.

 Interested in any comments about this package (my first debian package
 using init.d scripts: I'm still discovering the great dbhelper).

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.27-1-386
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Olivier LEMAIRE, aka LEM

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