[svlug] Firewall Tunnel v0.2
marc_news at valinux.com
Tue Jun 12 22:19:01 PDT 2001
On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 11:17:42AM -0700, Kevin Kaichuan He wrote:
> Hello, just finished a small tool , not sure whether others
> will be interested in.
> Firewall Tunnel is a tool to enable servers behind a
> firewall to export services to the external networks with the
> assistance from an externel host as proxy. The firewall tunnel consists
> of two parts: a frontend piece running on the proxy machine
> outside the firewall and a backend piece running on the server
> inside the firewall. Backend first establishes connection to frontend.
> And later on when user outside firewall issues requests to the frontend
> they will be transparently tunnelled to the backend
> URL: http://www.employees.org/~hek2000/projects/firewallTunnel/
I should add just for the record that in many companies, you will get fired
and maybe prosecuted if you get caught using programs like this.
While it benefits the user who's using this, it of course puts the whole
company at risk by putting an unmanaged and unprotected tunnel back in the
company if the remote host gets compromized.
Microsoft is to operating systems & security ....
.... what McDonalds is to gourmet cooking
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