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Bug#348655: ITP: ipfilter -- Stateful and packet based IP network firewall

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Steve King <debian@twobit.demon.co.uk>

* Package name    : ipfilter
  Version         : 4.1.10
  Upstream Author : Darren Reed <darrenr (at) pobox (dot) com>
* URL             : http://coombs.anu.edu.au/~avalon/ip_fil4.1.10.tar.gz
* License         : BSD
  Description     : Stateful and packet based IP network firewall

ipfilter is a similar tool to ipchains/netfilter, and is not intended
as a replacement.

It provides sophisiticated stateful filtering, which is more intelligent
than netfilter, but lacks some of the other functions.

ipfilter's main strength is that it is portable across many UNIX and
UNIX-like systems. Thus you can use ipfilters on your Solaris,
Net/Free/OpenBSD, IRIX, HPUX and Linux boxen. It is also installed
as the default firewall on some of these systems.

Unfortunately, it does require a kernel module to function.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-2-686
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

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