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Bug 128877 - /etc/ppp/firewall-masq still uses ipchains
/etc/ppp/firewall-masq still uses ipchains
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rp-pppoe (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Jay Turner
: FutureFeature, Reopened
Depends On:
Blocks: FC3Target 187539
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Reported: 2004-07-30 16:00 EDT by Niels Happel
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:08 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0334
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-05-03 14:55:36 EDT
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
rp-pppoe-3.5-firewall_iptables.patch (2.67 KB, patch)
2004-07-31 14:06 EDT, Robert Scheck
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0334 normal SHIPPED_LIVE rp-pppoe bug fix update 2006-07-19 15:18:00 EDT

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Description Niels Happel 2004-07-30 16:00:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
/etc/ppp/firewall-masq still uses ipchains instead of iptables.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.take a look at it
2.same in fc2

Actual Results:  uses less featured ipchains

Expected Results:  uses more featured iptables

Additional info:

its outdated and still used in fc2
Comment 1 Robert Scheck 2004-07-31 14:06:48 EDT
Created attachment 102336 [details]

This patch solves the issue for me, can be applied to the spec file. Maybe this

patch should be tested and reviewed ;-)

Requesting update with iptables firewall for FC1, FC2, RHEL3. Fedora
aka Rawhide (and the next release FC3) also should be updated. Thank you :)
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2004-08-02 09:17:31 EDT
firewall support is just a hidden feature in rp-pppoe. The user cannot
use it without changing the config file manually.

Yes, the script is still using the old ipchains and needs to be fixed.

I don't think it's really needed to make update for FC1, FC2, RHEL3.

but in any case i will add this fix in FC3. Thanks for your patch.
Comment 3 Robert Scheck 2004-08-02 09:19:53 EDT
Okay, thank you for merging it to rawhide :)
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-05-03 14:55:36 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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