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Re: [tor-talk] Isolating Proxy and iptables.

On Saturday 17 May 2014 16:59:23 Clare â wrote:
> I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing
> Middlebox' iptables rules specified here:
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e.
> iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i $INT_IF -p udp --dport 53 -j REDIRECT
> --to-ports 53iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i $INT_IF -p tcp --syn -j
> REDIRECT --to-ports 9040 ...and the INPUT, OUTPUT and FORWARD chains are
> left at the default. Would there be any merit to also including the
> following rules? iptables -P INPUT DROPiptables -P FORWARD DROPiptables -P
> OUTPUT DROP iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPTiptables -A INPUT -m state
> --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -o lo -j
> ACCEPTiptables -A OUTPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT Or
> are they rendered unnecessary by my current setup?
> Are there any other firewall rules that I should consider in order to
> improve security and ensure that all traffic is torified? Many thanks.


might help you.

It has been suggest recently, to additionally block rules:
iptables -A OUTPUT -m conntrack --ctstate INVALID -j DROP
iptables -A OUTPUT -m state --state INVALID -j DROP


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