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Proxy-suite

May 26, 2018

The SuSE Proxy-Suite, a set of programs to enhance firewall security

The SuSE Proxy-Suite, a set of programs to enhance firewall security. The first and currently only component being released is the FTP-Proxy.

  • Securely relays FTP connections between clients and servers
  • Can switch connections from active to passive and vice versa
  • Utilizes port ranges for both control and data connections
  • Provides extensive auditing via syslog or rotating log files
  • Can separate user related from system triggered audit events
  • Provides command restriction based on logged in user name
  • Allows command argument checking with regular expressions
  • Is able to retrieve configuration data from an LDAP directory
  • Has been thoroughly tested against buffer overflow attacks
  • Fully conforms to RFC 959 and 1123 the basic FTP RFCs
  • Planned to support RFC 1579 “Firewall Friendly FTP”
  • Planned to support RFC 2428 IPv6 Extensions for FTP
  • Based on GNU AutoConf, supposed to run on many UNIX systems

Ported to FreeBSD using OpenBSD port by Camiel Dobbelaar cd@sentia.nl, with updates contributed by Marius Tomaschewski mat@mt-home.net.

WWW http//www.suse.com/en/whitepapers/proxy_suite/