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Re: Services automaticly change firewall rules to open access to themselfs.



On 8/31/07, Alexander Boström <abo kth se> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-08-20 at 12:33 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>
> > Hence why I suggest doing this through s-c-secuirtylevel so that that
> > functionality can centrally be disabled
>
> That would be a checkbox.
>
> [ ] Trust all enabled services.
>
> Basically, what this means is, "don't allow incoming traffic except
> where root says it's ok", which might sometimes be what you want to
> achieve.
>
> If there's some easy way to include this service-generated "white list"
> in a specified place in a custom firewall configuration, that could
> perhaps be useful.


By the way, I still think that tis is a good idea.

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