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    SubjectRe: One for the Security Guru's
    Rogier Wolff <> writes:

    >On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 09:38:46AM +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
    >> Get the real thing. Checkpoint. PIX. But that's a little
    >> more expensive than "xxx firewall based on Linux".

    >PIX? Is that the one that breaks TCP/IP when an ACK is lost on
    >the side that the data is coming from?

    Depends on your PIX OS. As with any other OS, there are bugs and you
    should monitor the vendor mailing lists for updates and fixes.

    It did broke SACK once. There was an update and the problem was
    solved. Thats what a vendor is for.


    What did you think? That I fall bait to this troll? :-)

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