Export code for Netfilter/iptables

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at linux01.gwdg.de
Tue Aug 9 11:55:04 CEST 2005


>> We are going to use Netfilter/iptables in a product. In order to obtain an export code, I need to document whether these components implement any kind of encryption - so my questions are:
>
>I hope that as part of the process of considering ANY third party code
>in your products, a code review would be done to explore security[...]

And to answer the question: If there was cryptography, then netfilter would 
use the Linux CryptoAPI so we do not have two crypto engines all over the 
place in the kernel.

POMng also has a XOR target - dunno if you can consider this encryption in 
the sense of the US laws.



Jan Engelhardt
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