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Topic: Firewalls

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Feather Linux for Firewalls (SysAdmin DevCenter)
Bootable LiveCDs have made the lives of Linux dabblers easier. They're also suitable for making your life more pleasant while on the go. KIVILCIM Hindistan shows how to use Feather Linux to share a firewalled internet connection in a few easy steps.

Using Linux as a Small Business Internet Gateway, Part 2 (Linux DevCenter)
Internet access is vital to many small businesses. Maintaining a reliable and worry-free connection may seem difficult, but several good monitoring tools exist to simplify the lives of administrators. Alexander Prohorenko explains how to serve DNS and monitor a small network.

Using Linux as a Small Business Internet Gateway (Linux DevCenter)
Internet access is vital to many small businesses. Creating a reliable and worry-free connection used to be difficult. With good software such as the Linux kernel, wvdial, Squid, Postfix, and iptables, it's reasonably easy to set up Linux as an Internet gateway. Alexander Prohorenko explains how.

Tools of the Trade: Part 2 (Linux DevCenter)
In the second part of this ongoing series, Carl Constantine shows you how to use tcpdump and Tripwire to protect your Linux server.

IPFW Logging (BSD DevCenter)
Firewalls can potentially block huge amounts of traffic. Dru Lavigne shows us how to fine-tune our firewall logs to reveal the traffic that concerns us most.

BSD Firewalls: IPFW Rulesets (BSD DevCenter)
Dru Lavigne explains how to create IPFW firewall rules.

BSD Firewalls: IPFW (BSD DevCenter)
Building a firewall? Dru Lavigne gets you started with an IPFW firewall on FreeBSD.

BSD Firewalls: IPFW (BSD DevCenter)
Building a firewall? Dru Lavigne gets you started with an IPFW firewall on FreeBSD.

Scanning Your Network (BSD DevCenter)
Dru Lavigne shows us how to use nmap, a port scanning utility, to secure Unix servers and workstations.

Capturing TCP Packets (BSD DevCenter)
Want to capture network packets? Dru Lavigne shows how simple the process is and explains how to analyze the captured data.

TCP Protocol Layers Explained (BSD DevCenter)
Dru Lavigne explains how to read IP packet headers.

Java JDE Allows Unauthorized Commands (Linux DevCenter)
Noel Davis shows us a problem in Java that allows Java code to execute unauthorized commands; buffer overflows in CUPS and sudo; temporary file problems with StarOffice, MicroFocus COBOL, and CUPS; and vulnerabilities in pgp4pine, the Solaris LDAP PAM module, adcycle, and Zope.

Linux Kernel Problems; SSH Design Flaw (Linux DevCenter)
Noel Davis shows us a system-call problem and a race condition in Linux; buffer-overflow problems in SSH-1 and XMail; DOS attack vulnerabilities in BIND 9.0.1 and ProFTPD; string format problems in man; design flaws in wireless networking security code; and temporary file problems in FreeBSD's sort.

Buffer-Overflow Problems in BIND (Linux DevCenter)
Buffer-overflow bugs are discovered in BIND, gnuserv, tinyProxy, and INN; developers report issues with ntop and LPRng.

Insecure Temporary File Functions (Linux DevCenter)
Noel Davis reports on the latest security problems and news, including the Immunix OS security audit, issues with GNU C library, ReiserFS, linuxconf and more.

IBM Websphere, Shockwave Flash, and emacs Advisories (Linux DevCenter)
Problems this week include minor problems with sendmail, exposure problems with Lotus Domino, problems in the default setup of Informix Webdriver and IBM Websphere Commerce Suite, a buffer overflow in Shockwave Flash, denial of service attacks against login, privacy problems in emacs, symlink attack in exmh, and a potential exploit against GTK+.

PalmOS, Half-Life Server, and Ethereal Vulnerabilities (Linux DevCenter)
Problems this week include more symlink problems with catman and dialog, buffer overflows in oops, halflifeserver, and ethereal, key problems with gnupg, problems with PalmOS devices, and a prime example of amazing vulnerabilities in third-party software packages.

Security Alerts: SAMBA, pine, ircd, and More (Linux DevCenter)
Noel Davis summarizes recent open source and Unix security-related advisories. Problems this week include symlink problems with joe, pico, and samba, a buffer overflow in bftpd, and problems with pine.

Security Alerts: Twig, Midnight Commander, and More (Linux DevCenter)
Noel Davis summarizes published open source and Unix exploits. Problems this week include arbitrary code execution in Twig, new symlink attacks, a hidden control code attack on Midnight Commander, and a LANGUAGE attack on glibc.

Security Alerts: Koules Local Root Exploit And More. (Linux DevCenter)
This week's exploits include a local root compromise in Koules 1.4, a buffer overflow in modutilities, and various problems with Alladin Ghostscript.

Security Alerts: OpenBSD Non-exploit and More (Linux DevCenter)
Noel Davis reviews the published exploits from Unix and open source. This week's Insecurities column includes a satirical non-exploit against OpenBSD

Securing Your Home Network With the Edge Firewall (Linux DevCenter)
Should you consider setting up a home firewall, and if so, what are the pros and cons? Carl Constantine describes his adventures into home network security.

The Week in Linux News (Linux DevCenter)
How to build a firewall, tutorials on vi and Bash, Sun's hesitation on Linux, and new releases.


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