Re: 2 NIC Card security ?
From: Benson Lei (greenb_at_netvigator.com)
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 00:21:51 +0800
No, I want to use the configuration for my Email Server, since my network
force it to be exposed to Internet .
Installing the 2nd NIC wants speed the connection between LAN and the Email
Thank you for your information.
> Benson Lei wrote:
> > I installed two NIC Cards with the RH Linux V90, but with no Security
> > during the installation.
> > Is there any vulnerability for hacking ?
> The simple answer is Yes, because once a vulnerability is discovered and
> exploited on either port, then the attacker could access the other NIC and
> > Is there any route between LAN & WAN if I use the default setting
> > ( no IP route, no Firewall, no Router, no RAS ) ?
> I have used RH on a 2-NIC PC only once, and I recall that NIC
> and multi-NIC routing were not automatic.
> Will you be using this PC for anything other than as a gateway? If so,
> might consider installing dedicated software like Smoothwall or IPCop that
> will help secure your network.