Re: [fw-wiz] Antivirus on a free UN*X (Linux/*BSD) platform

From: Shimon Silberschlag (shimons@bll.co.il)
Date: 01/08/03


From: "Shimon Silberschlag" <shimons@bll.co.il>
To: <firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com>
Date: Wed Jan  8 11:36:01 2003


> and http/https should be scanned at a proxy (which most 'gateway'
antivirus software do)

Pls specify which gateway scans HTTPS.

Shimon Silberschlag

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephane Nasdrovisky" <stephane.nasdrovisky@uniway.be>
To: <Bojan.Zdrnja@FER.hr>
Cc: "David Lang" <david.lang@digitalinsight.com>;
<firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 10:47
Subject: Re: [fw-wiz] Antivirus on a free UN*X (Linux/*BSD) platform

>
>
> > slightly off topic, is there any firewall besides checkpoint that
uses
> > this 'industry standard' CVP? (last time I looked a couple years
ago there
> > was not)
>
> I don't known any firewall sucessfully using cvp, including
checkpoint's fw-1.
> CVP is a firewall-1 well known dos vulnerability known as nightmare.
In one word:
> marketing bullshit. My opinion is that smtp should be scanned at a
mail relay
> level (which most 'gateway' antivirus software do) and http/https
should be
> scanned at a proxy (which most 'gateway' antivirus software do).
>
> > going all the way back to the FWTK smap that puts the incoming
main as a
>
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