shorewall

Description:A high-level tool for configuring Netfilter
License: GPL-2
Homepage:https://shorewall.org/
Location:Portage
Legend:
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
5.2.8 ~ + - + - - - + + - - + +

USE flags

  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • init - Adds the capability to place the firewall in a safe state prior to bringing up the network interfaces
  • ipv4 - Installs everything needed to create a full IPv4 firewall
  • ipv6 - Adds the capability to create a full IPv6 firewall (requires net-firewall/shorewall ipv4 USE flag)
  • kernel_linux - KERNEL setting for system using the Linux kernel
  • lite4 - Installs everything needed to just *run* an IPv4 compiled firewall script created with net-firewall/shorewall ipv4 USE flag
  • lite6 - Installs everything needed to just *run* an IPv6 compiled firewall script created with net-firewall/shorewall ipv6 USE flag
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 15 years low Shorewall: Security policy bypass
over 16 years normal Shorewall : Insecure temp file handling

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