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Re: [suse-security] port 80 closed, Firewall up and still accepted??



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Hi Piet!

> /var/log/warn came up with: my firewall2 is up, Apache not
> running.... why is it accepted??

Iptables accepts the connection request, probably because you have set
FW_SERVICES_EXT_TCP="http", whether or not Apache is actually running.

The request will be rejected by the kernel, however, if no service is
listening to TCP port 80.  If you scan your system, the port should be
reported as closed.

Regards, Andy

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Andreas J. Mueller                            email: <andy@xxxxxxxxxx>
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