Re: How secure is secure?

From: David (thunderbolt01@netscape.net)
Date: 02/28/03


From: David <thunderbolt01@netscape.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 06:50:27 GMT

Rishi Gangoly wrote:
>
> /sbin/iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s 192.168.1.0/24 -j MASQUERADE
> /sbin/route add -net 192.168.0.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 gw 192.168.1.3
> /sbin/route add -net 192.168.2.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 gw 192.168.1.2
>
> Am I secure from hackers or should I still be worried about beefing up
> security with added rules using iptables?
>
> Is it safe to assume that if there aren't any services running on a
> computer, then that means I am 100% secure?

I would say that if those couple of lines is all you have for a
firewall that you need to do some more work on it or maybe take a
look at Arno's IPTABLES scripts at www.freshmeat.net if you want a
very functional script.

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