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Basic iptables template for ordinary servers (both IPv4 and IPv6)
###############################################################################
# The MIT License
#
# Copyright 2012-2014 Jakub Jirutka <jakub@jirutka.cz>.
#
# Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
# of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
# in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
# to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
# copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
# furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
#
# The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
# all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
#
# THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
# IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
# FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
# AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
# LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
# OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
# THE SOFTWARE.
#
###############################################################################
#
# Basic ip(6)tables (both IPv4 and IPv6) template for an ordinary servers
#
# This file is in iptables-restore (ip6tables-restore) format. See the man
# pages for iptables-restore (ip6tables-restore). Rules that should be loaded
# only by iptables (ip6tables) uses the -4 (-6) option.
#
# The following is a set of firewall rules that should be applicable to Linux
# servers running within departments. It is intended to provide a useful
# starting point from which to devise a comprehensive firewall policy for
# a host.
#
# Parts 1 and 3 of these rules are the same for each host, whilst part 2 can be
# populated with rules specific to particular hosts. The optional part 4 is
# prepared for a NAT rules, e.g. for port forwarding, redirect, masquerade...
#
# This template is based on http://jdem.cz/v64a3 from University of Leicester
#
# For the newest version go to https://gist.github.com/jirutka/3742890.
#
# @author Jakub Jirutka <jakub@jirutka.cz>
# @version 1.3.1
# @date 2014-01-28
#
###############################################################################
# 1. COMMON HEADER #
# #
# This section is a generic header that should be suitable for most hosts. #
###############################################################################
*filter
# Base policy
:INPUT DROP [0:0]
:FORWARD DROP [0:0]
:OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
# Don't attempt to firewall internal traffic on the loopback device.
-A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
# Continue connections that are already established or related to an established
# connection.
-A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
# Drop non-conforming packets, such as malformed headers, etc.
-A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate INVALID -j DROP
# Block remote packets claiming to be from a loopback address.
-4 -A INPUT -s 127.0.0.0/8 ! -i lo -j DROP
-6 -A INPUT -s ::1/128 ! -i lo -j DROP
# Drop all packets that are going to broadcast, multicast or anycast address.
-4 -A INPUT -m addrtype --dst-type BROADCAST -j DROP
-4 -A INPUT -m addrtype --dst-type MULTICAST -j DROP
-4 -A INPUT -m addrtype --dst-type ANYCAST -j DROP
-4 -A INPUT -d 224.0.0.0/4 -j DROP
# Chain for preventing SSH brute-force attacks.
# Permits 10 new connections within 5 minutes from a single host then drops
# incomming connections from that host. Beyond a burst of 100 connections we
# log at up 1 attempt per second to prevent filling of logs.
-N SSHBRUTE
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --set
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --update --seconds 300 --hitcount 10 -m limit --limit 1/second --limit-burst 100 -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables[SSH-brute]: "
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --update --seconds 300 --hitcount 10 -j DROP
-A SSHBRUTE -j ACCEPT
# Chain for preventing ping flooding - up to 6 pings per second from a single
# source, again with log limiting. Also prevents us from ICMP REPLY flooding
# some victim when replying to ICMP ECHO from a spoofed source.
-N ICMPFLOOD
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --set --name ICMP --rsource
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --update --seconds 1 --hitcount 6 --name ICMP --rsource --rttl -m limit --limit 1/sec --limit-burst 1 -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables[ICMP-flood]: "
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --update --seconds 1 --hitcount 6 --name ICMP --rsource --rttl -j DROP
-A ICMPFLOOD -j ACCEPT
###############################################################################
# 2. HOST SPECIFIC RULES #
# #
# This section is a good place to enable your host-specific services. #
###############################################################################
# Accept HTTP and HTTPS
#-A INPUT -p tcp -m multiport --dports 80,443 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
# Accept FTP only for IPv4
#-4 -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 21 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
###############################################################################
# 3. GENERAL RULES #
# #
# This section contains general rules that should be suitable for most hosts. #
###############################################################################
# Accept worldwide access to SSH and use SSHBRUTE chain for preventing
# brute-force attacks.
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j SSHBRUTE
# Permit useful IMCP packet types for IPv4
# Note: RFC 792 states that all hosts MUST respond to ICMP ECHO requests.
# Blocking these can make diagnosing of even simple faults much more tricky.
# Real security lies in locking down and hardening all services, not by hiding.
-4 -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 0 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
-4 -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 3 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
-4 -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 11 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
# Permit needed ICMP packet types for IPv6 per RFC 4890.
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 1 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 2 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 3 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 4 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 133 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 134 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 135 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 136 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 137 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 141 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 142 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 130 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 131 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 132 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 143 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 148 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 149 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 151 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 152 -j ACCEPT
-6 -A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 153 -j ACCEPT
# Permit IMCP echo requests (ping) and use ICMPFLOOD chain for preventing ping
# flooding.
-4 -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 8 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ICMPFLOOD
-6 -A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 128 -j ICMPFLOOD
# Do not log packets that are going to ports used by SMB
# (Samba / Windows Sharing).
-A INPUT -p udp -m multiport --dports 135,445 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p udp --dport 137:139 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p udp --sport 137 --dport 1024:65535 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p tcp -m multiport --dports 135,139,445 -j DROP
# Do not log packets that are going to port used by UPnP protocol.
-A INPUT -p udp --dport 1900 -j DROP
# Do not log late replies from nameservers.
-A INPUT -p udp --sport 53 -j DROP
# Good practise is to explicately reject AUTH traffic so that it fails fast.
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 113 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j REJECT --reject-with tcp-reset
# Prevent DOS by filling log files.
-A INPUT -m limit --limit 1/second --limit-burst 100 -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables[DOS]: "
COMMIT
###############################################################################
# 4. HOST SPECIFIC NAT RULES #
# #
# Uncomment this section if you want to use NAT table, e.g. for port #
# forwarding, redirect, masquerade... If you want to load this section only #
# for IPv4 and ignore for IPv6, use ip6tables-restore with -T filter. #
###############################################################################
#*nat
# Base policy
#:PREROUTING ACCEPT [0:0]
#:POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0]
#:OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
# Redirect port 21 to local port 2121
#-A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 21 -j REDIRECT --to-port 2121
# Forward port 8080 to port 80 on host 192.168.1.10
#-4 -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 8080 -j DNAT --to-destination 192.168.1.10:80
#COMMIT
###############################################################################
# The MIT License
#
# Copyright 2012-2014 Jakub Jirutka <jakub@jirutka.cz>.
#
# Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
# of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
# in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
# to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
# copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
# furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
#
# The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
# all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
#
# THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
# IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
# FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
# AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
# LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
# OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
# THE SOFTWARE.
#
###############################################################################
#
# Basic iptables/IPv4 template for an ordinary servers
#
# This file is in iptables-restore format. See the man pages for
# iptables-restore(8) and iptables-save(8).
#
# The following is a set of firewall rules that should be applicable to Linux
# servers running within departments. It is intended to provide a useful
# starting point from which to devise a comprehensive firewall policy for
# a host.
#
# Parts 1 and 3 of these rules are the same for each host, whilst part 2 can be
# populated with rules specific to particular hosts. The optional part 4 is
# prepared for a NAT rules, e.g. for port forwarding, redirect, masquerade...
#
# This template is based on http://jdem.cz/v64a3 from University of Leicester.
#
# For the newest version go to https://gist.github.com/jirutka/3742890.
#
# @author Jakub Jirutka <jakub@jirutka.cz>
# @version 1.3.1
# @date 2014-01-28
#
###############################################################################
# 1. COMMON HEADER #
# #
# This section is a generic header that should be suitable for most hosts. #
###############################################################################
*filter
# Base policy
:INPUT DROP [0:0]
:FORWARD DROP [0:0]
:OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
# Don't attempt to firewall internal traffic on the loopback device.
-A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
# Continue connections that are already established or related to an established
# connection.
-A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
# Drop non-conforming packets, such as malformed headers, etc.
-A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate INVALID -j DROP
# Block remote packets claiming to be from a loopback address.
-A INPUT -s 127.0.0.0/8 ! -i lo -j DROP
# Drop all packets that are going to broadcast, multicast or anycast address.
-A INPUT -m addrtype --dst-type BROADCAST -j DROP
-A INPUT -m addrtype --dst-type MULTICAST -j DROP
-A INPUT -m addrtype --dst-type ANYCAST -j DROP
-A INPUT -d 224.0.0.0/4 -j DROP
# Chain for preventing SSH brute-force attacks.
# Permits 10 new connections within 5 minutes from a single host then drops
# incomming connections from that host. Beyond a burst of 100 connections we
# log at up 1 attempt per second to prevent filling of logs.
-N SSHBRUTE
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --set
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --update --seconds 300 --hitcount 10 -m limit --limit 1/second --limit-burst 100 -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables[SSH-brute]: "
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --update --seconds 300 --hitcount 10 -j DROP
-A SSHBRUTE -j ACCEPT
# Chain for preventing ping flooding - up to 6 pings per second from a single
# source, again with log limiting. Also prevents us from ICMP REPLY flooding
# some victim when replying to ICMP ECHO from a spoofed source.
-N ICMPFLOOD
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --set --name ICMP --rsource
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --update --seconds 1 --hitcount 6 --name ICMP --rsource --rttl -m limit --limit 1/sec --limit-burst 1 -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables[ICMP-flood]: "
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --update --seconds 1 --hitcount 6 --name ICMP --rsource --rttl -j DROP
-A ICMPFLOOD -j ACCEPT
###############################################################################
# 2. HOST SPECIFIC RULES #
# #
# This section is a good place to enable your host-specific services. #
# ! DO NOT FORGOT TO COPY THESE RULES TO firewall.ip6tables TO ALLOW IPV6 ! #
###############################################################################
# Accept HTTP and HTTPS
#-A INPUT -p tcp -m multiport --dports 80,443 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
###############################################################################
# 3. GENERAL RULES #
# #
# This section contains general rules that should be suitable for most hosts. #
###############################################################################
# Accept worldwide access to SSH and use SSHBRUTE chain for preventing
# brute-force attacks.
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j SSHBRUTE
# Permit useful IMCP packet types.
# Note: RFC 792 states that all hosts MUST respond to ICMP ECHO requests.
# Blocking these can make diagnosing of even simple faults much more tricky.
# Real security lies in locking down and hardening all services, not by hiding.
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 0 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 3 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 8 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ICMPFLOOD
-A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 11 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
# Do not log packets that are going to ports used by SMB
# (Samba / Windows Sharing).
-A INPUT -p udp -m multiport --dports 135,445 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p udp --dport 137:139 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p udp --sport 137 --dport 1024:65535 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p tcp -m multiport --dports 135,139,445 -j DROP
# Do not log packets that are going to port used by UPnP protocol.
-A INPUT -p udp --dport 1900 -j DROP
# Do not log late replies from nameservers.
-A INPUT -p udp --sport 53 -j DROP
# Good practise is to explicately reject AUTH traffic so that it fails fast.
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 113 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j REJECT --reject-with tcp-reset
# Prevent DOS by filling log files.
-A INPUT -m limit --limit 1/second --limit-burst 100 -j LOG --log-prefix "iptables[DOS]: "
COMMIT
###############################################################################
# 4. HOST SPECIFIC NAT RULES #
# #
# Uncomment this section if you want to use NAT table, e.g. for port #
# forwarding, redirect, masquerade... #
###############################################################################
#*nat
# Base policy
#:PREROUTING ACCEPT [0:0]
#:POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0]
#:OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
# Redirect port 21 to local port 2121
#-A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 21 -j REDIRECT --to-port 2121
# Forward port 8080 to port 80 on host 192.168.1.10
#-A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 8080 -j DNAT --to-destination 192.168.1.10:80
#COMMIT
###############################################################################
# The MIT License
#
# Copyright 2012-2014 Jakub Jirutka <jakub@jirutka.cz>.
#
# Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
# of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
# in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
# to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
# copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
# furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
#
# The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
# all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
#
# THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
# IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
# FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
# AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
# LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
# OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
# THE SOFTWARE.
#
###############################################################################
#
# Basic ip6tables/IPv6 template for an ordinary servers
#
# This file is in iptables-restore format. See the man pages for
# ip6tables-restore(8) and ip6tables-save(8).
#
# The following is a set of firewall rules that should be applicable to Linux
# servers running within departments. It is intended to provide a useful
# starting point from which to devise a comprehensive firewall policy for
# a host.
#
# Parts 1 and 3 of these rules are the same for each host, whilst part 2 can be
# populated with rules specific to particular hosts.
#
# This template is based on http://jdem.cz/v64a3 from University of Leicester.
#
# For the newest version go to https://gist.github.com/jirutka/3742890.
#
# @author Jakub Jirutka <jakub@jirutka.cz>
# @version 1.3.1
# @date 2014-01-28
#
###############################################################################
# 1. COMMON HEADER #
# #
# This section is a generic header that should be suitable for most hosts. #
###############################################################################
*filter
# Base policy
:INPUT DROP [0:0]
:FORWARD DROP [0:0]
:OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
# Don't attempt to firewall internal traffic on the loopback device.
-A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
# Continue connections that are already established or related to an established
# connection.
-A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
# Drop non-conforming packets, such as malformed headers, etc.
-A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate INVALID -j DROP
# Block remote packets claiming to be from a loopback address.
-A INPUT -s ::1/128 ! -i lo -j DROP
# Chain for preventing SSH brute-force attacks.
# Permits 10 new connections within 5 minutes from a single host then drops
# incomming connections from that host. Beyond a burst of 100 connections we
# log at up 1 attempt per second to prevent filling of logs.
-N SSHBRUTE
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --set
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --update --seconds 300 --hitcount 10 -m limit --limit 1/second --limit-burst 100 -j LOG --log-prefix "ip6tables[SSH-brute]: "
-A SSHBRUTE -m recent --name SSH --update --seconds 300 --hitcount 10 -j DROP
-A SSHBRUTE -j ACCEPT
# Chain for preventing ping flooding - up to 6 pings per second from a single
# source, again with log limiting. Also prevents us from ICMP REPLY flooding
# some victim when replying to ICMP ECHO from a spoofed source.
-N ICMPFLOOD
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --set --name ICMP --rsource
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --update --seconds 1 --hitcount 6 --name ICMP --rsource --rttl -m limit --limit 1/sec --limit-burst 1 -j LOG --log-prefix "ip6tables[ICMP-flood]: "
-A ICMPFLOOD -m recent --update --seconds 1 --hitcount 6 --name ICMP --rsource --rttl -j DROP
-A ICMPFLOOD -j ACCEPT
###############################################################################
# 2. HOST SPECIFIC RULES #
# #
# This section is a good place to enable your host-specific services. #
###############################################################################
# Accept HTTP and HTTPS
#-A INPUT -p tcp -m multiport --dports 80,443 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j ACCEPT
###############################################################################
# 3. GENERAL RULES #
# #
# This section contains general rules that should be suitable for most hosts. #
###############################################################################
# Accept worldwide access to SSH and use SSHBRUTE chain for preventing
# brute-force attacks.
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j SSHBRUTE
# Permit needed ICMP packet types for IPv6 per RFC 4890.
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 1 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 2 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 3 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 4 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 133 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 134 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 135 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 136 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 137 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 141 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 142 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 130 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 131 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 132 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 143 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 148 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 149 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 151 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 152 -j ACCEPT
-A INPUT -s fe80::/10 -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 153 -j ACCEPT
# Permit IMCP echo requests (ping) and use ICMPFLOOD chain for preventing ping
# flooding.
-A INPUT -p ipv6-icmp --icmpv6-type 128 -j ICMPFLOOD
# Do not log packets that are going to ports used by SMB
# (Samba / Windows Sharing).
-A INPUT -p udp -m multiport --dports 135,445 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p udp --dport 137:139 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p udp --sport 137 --dport 1024:65535 -j DROP
-A INPUT -p tcp -m multiport --dports 135,139,445 -j DROP
# Do not log packets that are going to port used by UPnP protocol.
-A INPUT -p udp --dport 1900 -j DROP
# Do not log late replies from nameservers.
-A INPUT -p udp --sport 53 -j DROP
# Good practise is to explicately reject AUTH traffic so that it fails fast.
-A INPUT -p tcp --dport 113 --syn -m conntrack --ctstate NEW -j REJECT --reject-with tcp-reset
# Prevent DOS by filling log files.
-A INPUT -m limit --limit 1/second --limit-burst 100 -j LOG --log-prefix "ip6tables[DOS]: "
COMMIT
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jokogr commented Oct 4, 2014

Has anyone considered porting those rules to nftables?

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csware commented Mar 26, 2019

Is "# Block remote packets claiming to be from a loopback address." really required? Isn't this already handled by rp_filter?

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