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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v3] nwfilter: probe for inverted ctdir

On 03/27/2013 10:30 AM, Laine Stump wrote:
> My opinion is that the patch we should apply should be a simple patch
> that just removes use of --ctdir. According to the netfilter developer
> who responded to the thread on libvirt-users, it doesn't add any extra
> security not already provided by conntrack:
>    https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvirt-users/2013-March/msg00121.html
>    https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvirt-users/2013-March/msg00128.html
> Not being an expert on netfilter internals, I can't dispute his claim.
> Does anyone else have an opinion?

What filters specifically caused the use of --ctdir, and are they broken
if we omit the use of --ctdir?

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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