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Re: ipfilter, return-icmp and RFC1122
On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 11:08:42AM -0400, Jim Wise wrote:
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> On Wed, 4 Jun 2008, Petar Bogdanovic wrote:
> > +block return-rst in proto tcp
> > +block return-icmp in proto udp
> Note that a quick fix would be to treat the broadcast address `specially'
> for these rules. So replace the above with:
> block from any to $broadcast_addr
> block return-rst in proto tcp
> block return-icmp(port-unr) in proto udp from any to $my_addr
> block return-icmp in proto udp
> This should give the most `realistic' error responses for your non-open
> ports, unless I'm missing something (entirely possible).
I tried to avoid using host-dependent addresses in my filter rules,
since this copy of ipf.conf gets distributed among multiple hosts.
But maybe I should leave this path. Thanks for the hint.
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