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Re: [suse-security] Statefull packet inspection in SuSEfirewall2

Richard Ems wrote:
> Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> > [...]
> > You may take SuSEfirewall2 from FACTORY as soon as I have submitted
> > a package with the fix. It should work on 10.0 as well (feel free to
> > file a bug if not). In the meantime you could use one of the hook
> > functions to just insert the required rules.
> Could this bug fix get into a SuSE 9.3 update ?

I don't plan to.

> We use here many FW_FORWARD_MASQ rules and have to maintain lots of
> resonse rules, allowing too much!
> An update to SuSE 10.0 or 10.1 is not possible, since there are still no
> drivers for this propietary hardware (won't buy FSComputers again!).

I'd expect the 10.1 SuSEfirewall2 rpm to work on 9.3, you don't need
to update the whole distro.


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