Re: firewall in ubuntu
respectfully, that only pertains to the incoming side of a firewall and the "open" ports argument often used.
Originally Posted by HermanAB
Outbound rules are just as important, regardless of listening services naughty or not, application code can be exploited to bind to arbitrary ports and hackers/crackers can create reverse connections.
Tight outbound policies can help to eliminate this.
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