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fwknop

http://www.cipherdyne.org/fwknop/
'fwknop' implements an authorization scheme that requires only a single encrypted packet to communicate various pieces of information, including desired access through a Netfilter policy and/or specific commands to execute on the target system. Its main use is to protect services such as SSH with an additional layer of security, which makies exploitation of vulnerabilities much more difficult. The authorization server works by passively monitoring authorization packets via libpcap.

Documentation

User manpage available in HTML format from http://www.cipherdyne.org/projects/fwknop/docs.html


Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 0.9.2 (stable)
released on 8 August 2005

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey29 July 2005



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email mbr@cipherdyne.com" Michael Rash Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete listContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://www.cipherdyne.org/cgi/viewcvs.cgi/fwknop/
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:mbr@cipherdyne.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.



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