ipfw denial log - what's this mean?
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Thu Apr 10 19:10:04 UTC 2008
> ipfw denied packets:
> +++ /tmp/security.gnkQg5CA Thu Apr 10 03:04:15 2008
> +00200 12 795 deny ip from any to 127.0.0.0/8
> What does this mean? I understand that's the loopback interface, but I'm not
> terribly knowledgeable on ipfw. Is this some crack attempt, or normal
> background noise? I don't understand how lo0 would ever see any IP addresses
> other than its own?!
while i don't use any of FreeBSD "security" scripts in cron, it probably
jut copies non-zero count lines from ipfw show for rules marked with deny.
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