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Bug 55998 - Init Script (/etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables) incorrect.
Init Script (/etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables) incorrect.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: iptables (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2001-11-09 22:55 EST by Matt Watts
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-09 22:55:12 EST
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Description Matt Watts 2001-11-09 22:55:07 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20010901

Description of problem:
The latest script fails to properly execute iptables-restore leaving the
firewall wide-open upon reboot.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Configure firewall with iptables commands
2.Execute /etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables save
3.Reboot machine
4.Login and execute iptables -L

Actual Results:  Default entries in iptables as if executing
/etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables stop

Expected Results:  Should have had all firewall rules as loaded prior to

Additional info:

I have modified the Init Script file to correct this issue.

The issue initially occured when using up2date which downloaded and
installed iptables-1.2.4-0.71.2.i386.rpm
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-11-12 08:05:20 EST
Get the 1.2.4 package from errata - it fixes this and a couple of other 
security problems.

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