Re: large campus network ... sugestions
How does Bluecoat deal with the fact that HTTPS connections are secured
point-to-point? If Bluecoat (or whatever) does some kind of MITM, client
browser would detect it and HTTPS would be broken. I still don't get the
Jonas Andradas escribió:
> Hello Roman,
> Thanks for the clarification. Indeed, if an SSL tunnel is made
> through port 443, then anything could go in there, and it would be
> impossible to inspect. I don''t know of any Open Source or Free
> software that can solve this. Bluecoat does have this kind of product
> in appliances, which act as SSL ends, inspecting all traffic, and
> generating on the fly SSL certificates... Of course, they are not
> cheap at all... (maybe around $20.000 each).
> Best regards,
> On Dec 15, 2007 8:53 AM, Roman Medina-Heigl Hernandez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hi Jonas,
>> I didn't explain well... L7 filtering is easily defeated by SSL-wrapping
>> any TCP-service on 443 port so you can install a SSL'rized SSH or Squid
>> server (for instance) on that port and use it to freely surf the net :)
>> Your firewall will only see aparently-legit SSL connections to an
>> aparently-legit destination port (443). Hacker win, admin loose :-)
>> I repeat it: I don't know of any solution able to defeat this and would
>> like to know if you have some idea to detect these more-or-less "advanced"
>> bypass cases.
>> Kind regards.
>> Jonas Andradas escribió:
>>> For Layer-7 filtering, you could check
>>> Application Layer Packet Classifier for Linux:
>>> Kernel Iptables Layer 7: http://l7-filter.sourceforge.net/HOWTO-kernel
>>> On Dec 14, 2007 6:53 PM, Roman Medina-Heigl Hernandez <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> Willi Mann escribió:
>>>> If you want to permit HTTPS, you have to allow CONNECT to (at least)
>>>> 443/tcp. So it's easy to tunnel through that port and get a "clean"
>>>> internet connection.
>>>> I don't know of any solution (level 7 filtering, etc) able to defeat this
>>>> kind of tricks.
>> PGP Fingerprint:
>> 09BB EFCD 21ED 4E79 25FB 29E1 E47F 8A7D EAD5 6742
>> [Key ID: 0xEAD56742. Available at KeyServ]
09BB EFCD 21ED 4E79 25FB 29E1 E47F 8A7D EAD5 6742
[Key ID: 0xEAD56742. Available at KeyServ]