New SecurityFocus Article: Linux Firewall-related /proc Entries

From: Hal Flynn (
Date: 07/14/03

Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 12:14:06 -0600 (MDT)

Linux Firewall-related /proc Entries
by Brian Hatch

This article will discuss Linux kernel variables and the effect they have
on network security for your host or firewall. These variables determine
the handling of network packets and are independent of any kernel
filtering rules.


Hal Flynn
Symantec Corp.