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RE: suggestions on a good firewall
From: "Jon Pastore" <jpastore () idetech net>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 06:29:19 -0400

Well after going through this thread of messages I order openBSD to give
it a shot...if another RHCE is recommending it over
iptables...well...there's no harm in branching out? 

Jon Pastore RHCE, President
IDE Tech, Inc.
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-----Original Message-----
From: David Moisan [mailto:dmoisan () davidmoisan org] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2003 5:47 PM
To: David Ellis; security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: suggestions on a good firewall

At 03:30 PM 5/27/2003 -0400, David Ellis wrote:
Microsoft have pretty good OS's etc. But they are far from a security 
No OS vendor is, by that, except perhaps BSD.

And also they have ports open by default on their firewall like port 88

for Kerberos. Just throw netcat into the mix listening on port 88 and 
forwarding to port 139. Good bye network!
Neither open here.

David Moisan, N1KGH   ARES/SKYWARN             dmoisan () davidmoisan org
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