Firewall Resources






Firewall Resources

Firewalling and system/network security is a huge subject. Figure shows some of the more useful sites and information that you can use to quickly get up to speed on the various topics in this chapter, as well as keep an eye on the industry and the latest security vulnerabilities and exploits by joining the included security mail lists.

Figure: Firewall Resources

TCP/IP resources

Daryl's TCP/IP Primer

www.ipprimer.com/section.cfm

TCP: RFC793

www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc793.html

IP: RFC791

www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc791.html

Linux Firewall and Proxy Server HOWTO

www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Firewall-HOWTO.html

TCP wrapper resources

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Reference Guide

www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/ref-guide/ch-tcpwrappers.html

Iptables resources

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Reference Guide

www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/ref-guide/ch-iptables.html

IP tables/IP Masquerading

http://mia.ece.uic.edu/~papers/WWW/iptables.html

www.e-infomax.com/ipmasq/howto/m-html/ipmasq-HOWTO-m.html

Packet Filtering HOWTO

www.netfilter.org/documentation/HOWTO/packet-filtering-HOWTO.html

Iptables quick HOWTO

www.cse.msu.edu/~minutsil/iptables.html

Linux 2.4 NAT HOWTO

www.netfilter.org/documentation/HOWTO/NAT-HOWTO.html

Netfilter Extensions HOWTO

www.netfilter.org/documentation/HOWTO/netfilter-extensions-HOWTO.html

Firewall resources

Advanced policy firewall suite

www.r-fx.org/apf.php

iptables tables and chains

www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialIptablesNetworkGateway.html

Internet firewall FAQ

www.interhack.net/pubs/fwfaq/

Other resources

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Security Guide

www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/security-guide/ch-server.html

"Paranoid Penguin: Seven Top Security Tools"

www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=7235

RFC 2647-Benchmarking Terminology for Firewall Performance

www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2647.html

Red Hat Linux 9 Firewalls

www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-9-Manual/custom-guide/sl-basic-firewall-gnomelokkit.html

RFC 2647-Benchmarking Terminology for Firewall Performance

www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2647.html

Sentry Tools Project (includes portsentry)

http://sourceforge.net/projects/sentrytools/

Daryl's TCP/IP Primer, Network Address Translation (NAT)

www.ipprimer.com/nat.cfm

"Battling hackers," Jim DeBrosse

www.crime-research.org/eng/news/2003/03/Mess1603.html

Good security mail lists for sys-admins to join

CERT: www.cert.org/contact_cert/certmaillist.html

SecurityFocus: www.securityfocus.com/cgi-bin/forums.pl

NTBugTraq: www.ntbugtraq.com

Xforce: xforce.iss.net/maillists/index.php



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