On May 9, 6:00pm, Mats Akerberg, Exo Data AB wrote:
> Subject: Re: tcp/ip and netbeui
> I don't know how or what you do resarch, but ANY firewall that work's
> with packet filtering will do the job for you (Like firewall-1 from SUN).
> If they are safe is another question, in which I belive that NO packetfilter
> firewall can be safe........
A bit of a blanket statement there - if there is no packet forwarding in the
kernel (between interfaces), then packet filtering can play a contributary role
in it's filtering of packets on their way up the stack to the proxy, without
threat of bypassing the proxy itself.
Andrew Hamilton The IP Systems Operation
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