Shoreline Firewall (Shorewall) / News: Recent posts

Shorewall 4.2.6 Released

The Shorewall team is pleased to announce the release of Shorewall 4.2.6.

This release adds a number of small enhancements in addition to correcting several reported problems.

Posted by Tom Eastep 2009-02-15

Shorewall 4.2.5

The Shorewall team is happy to announce the availability of Shorewall 4.2.5.

In addition to correcting several problems, 4.2.5 offers new options for handling multiple WAN links as well as transparent support for the xtables-addons version of ipp2p.

Posted by Tom Eastep 2009-01-27

Shorewall 4.2.4 with IPv6 Support Released

The Shorewall team is pleased to announce the availability of Shorewall 4.2.4. Shorewall 4.2.4 allows creation of an IPv6 firewall using the same paradigm employed when creating an IPv4 firewall.

Posted by Tom Eastep 2009-01-01

Announcing the Shorewall Logo Design Competition

The Shorewall developers are pleased to announce the start of the
Shorewall Logo Design Competition.

Please visit the competition page on the Shorewall wiki for all of the
details: <http://trac.shorewall.net/wiki/LogoDesignCompetition>

Posted by el_cubano 2008-11-04

Shorewall 4.2.0 released

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/20603

(This posting corrects the version number in the subject)

Posted by el_cubano 2008-10-11

Shorewall 4.0.2 released

Posted by el_cubano 2008-10-11

Shorewall 3.4.x support ended

With the recent release of Shorewall 4.2.0, the Shorewall team has ceased support for Shorewall 3.4.x. The downloads have been disabled, but the 3.4 branch remains available in Subversion for those who absolutely must have it.

Posted by el_cubano 2008-10-11

Shorewall 4.0.14 Released

Posted by el_cubano 2008-10-05

Shorewall 4.0.13 Released

Posted by el_cubano 2008-07-27

Shorewall 4.0.12 Released

Posted by el_cubano 2008-06-30

Shorewall 4.0.11 Released

Shorewall 4.0.11 was released on 05-19-2008.

Posted by el_cubano 2008-06-10

Shorewall 4.0.10 Released

Please see the release announcement on the mailing list: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall.devel/893

Posted by el_cubano 2008-03-30

Shorewall 3.4.8

Posted by el_cubano 2008-03-02

Shorewall 4.0.9 Released

Please see the release announcement on the mailing list: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/19014

Posted by el_cubano 2008-02-23

Shorewall 4.0.8 released

Please see the complete release announcement here: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/18786

Posted by el_cubano 2008-01-26

Shorewall 4.0.7 released

Please see the complete release announcement here: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/18546

Posted by el_cubano 2007-12-27

Shorewall 4.0.6 Released

Shorewall 4.0.6 has been released. In addition to the normal releases available via www.shorewall.net and the SourceForge project page, this release marks the first which has been uploaded to Debian. The Debian packages should become available to users of Debian unstable within 24 hours. Please see the release announcement: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/18238

Posted by el_cubano 2007-11-23

Availability of Shorewall 4.x packages in Debian

Please see the announcement made to the mailing lists:

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall.devel/673

Posted by el_cubano 2007-11-04

Shorewall 4.0.5 Released

Posted by el_cubano 2007-10-23

Shorewall 3.4.7 released

Shorewall 3.4.7 is now available.

Problems Corrected in Shorewall 3.4.7

1) A bug prevented proper handling of PREROUTING marks when
HIGH_ROUTE_MARKS=No and the track option was specified in
/etc/shorewall/providers.

2) Previously, if the following sequence of routing rules was
specified, then the first rule would always be omitted.

#SOURCE DEST PROVIDER PRIORITY
$SRC_A $DESTIP1 ISP1 1000
$SRC_A $DESTIP2 SOMEISP 1000
$SRC_A - ISP2 1000... read more

Posted by el_cubano 2007-10-04

Shorewall 4.0.4 Released

We are pleased to announce the availability of Shorewall version 4.0.4. Please see the announcement on the mailing list for details: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/17690

Posted by el_cubano 2007-09-28

Announcing Shorewall's new Trac project site

Please view our recent announcement about a new Trac project site:

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.shorewall/17540

Posted by el_cubano 2007-09-06

Shorewall 4.0.3

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Shorewall 4.0.3. This release fixes numerous problems and introduces many other changes. Please review the release notes included with the distribution for a complete list of changes.

Posted by el_cubano 2007-09-01

Bug in Multi-ISP Support

An iptables based firewall for systems running the Linux 2.4 or later kernel. Very flexible configuration allows the firewall to be used in a wide variety of firewall/gateway/router and VPN environments.

A bug that was supposedly fixed in Shorewall 3.4.4 was not fixed. Furthermore, the bug is present as far back as 3.2.6.

If HIGH_ROUTE_MARKS=No, then PREROUTING and OUTPUT marking rules are behaving as if TC_EXPERT=Yes was specified in shorewall.conf. In other words, these rules are being applied even if the connection has been marked as being associated with a particular ISP.... read more

Posted by el_cubano 2007-08-22

Shorewall 3.4.6 Released

We are pleased to announce the availability of Shorewall 3.4.6.

Release Highlights

1) Shorewall can now be tailored to reduce its footprint on embedded
systems. As part of this change, actions are now completely
optional.

See http://www.shorewall.net/Modularization.html for details.

2) Exclusion is now possible in /etc/shorewall/hosts. This is required
for bridge/firewalls under kernel 2.6.20 and later.... read more

Posted by el_cubano 2007-08-19

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