Apparently, YES. I have my firewall running. Everything seems OK. I'll
be testing the rest of the day.
If anyone would like to help me doing a portscan, my current IP ('till
my ISP does a booboo) is... mail me first. <jbarrios@...>
I would note recommend now Shields Up! It seems ther is a problem with
it, and crackers are behind.
This is the message I received from a friend:
Attackers can use ShieldsUp! to scan any host on the Internet
Sep, 05 2000 - 23:41
ShieldsUp allows home users to scan their hosts and network against
known vulnerabilities and do port scanning of their hosts. This service
uses a client that is installed on the remote end (the home user) to
identify which IP needs to be tested. A flaw in the software allows
malicious users to input any IP they desire and receive their scan results.
The security hole can be exploited very easily, all that it requires is
that you have a dual NIC'ed (or modem and NIC) host and you assign one
of your interfaces the IP of the box you are trying to scan. The client
will ask which IP of your "LOCAL" machine you would like to scan, and
Viola, you have an anonymous port scanner at your fingertips. The scan
originates from Shields Up's server and so t
Tomas Junnonen wrote:
> Everyone who is having problems with Firestarter 0.6.x
> try these packages:
> These are NOT the same as the ones that were available earlier
> today. I'm 99% sure these will cure your problems.
> The problem was with how the default chain policies were modified
> during the script execution, if anyone's interested.
> Firestarter-user mailing list
Joel Barrios Dueñas
Dirección general Linux Para Todos
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