Re: Fw: Can a daemon listen only on some interfaces?
On Sun, 09 Dec 2001, Guido Hennecke wrote:
> At 09.12.2001, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Sun, 09 Dec 2001, Guido Hennecke wrote:
> > > 127.0.0.1 Gateway <your official ip address> Interface <his
> > > externel interface>
> > >
> > > he can reach your service bound to 127.0.0.1. And this without
> > > activating ip_forward on your computer!
> > Is this true even if the policy of the forward chain (for ipchains) is set
> > to deny ? (and the equivalent, for iptables) ?
> Those packets did not go throught the forwards chain. For local
> interfaces no routing is needed.
If they came over the network, they should have. That is a broken behaviour
(breaks principle of less surprise, at the very least).
Well, ipmasq needs an update to trash anything incoming and outgoing from
!lo with a destination of 127.0.0.1/8 then.
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