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SID Debian packages for ipfreeze perl dependances
     posted by kakadu, Thu Apr 22 18:41:30 2004 - 0 replies

Yann Dirson has packaged the needed CPAN Perl modules for ipfreeze to work. He also plans to package and submit ipfreeze in Debian unstable. Interested users should go there :


Ipfreeze-0.4.8 is out
     posted by kakadu, Fri Feb 20 21:47:59 2004 - 0 replies

Ipfreeze-0.4.8 has been released with new features :
- command line options
- user definable lists
- user definable target for blacklisted hosts

I you want to know more, type " --help" ;)

Yaffl-1.2-3 is out
     posted by kakadu, Sun Nov 2 14:31:39 2003 - 0 replies

I m proud to release the 1.2-3 version of Yaffl. It comes with ipfreeze-0.4.7 and is now able to protect your computer from non-TCP flood and extends forbidden ports to UDP.
It is also possible to choose the target for the non open or forbidden TCP syn ports (DROP, REJECT, TARPIT, MIRROR).
It is possible to get and configure the firewall from


Ipfreeze-0.4.7 is out
     posted by kakadu, Sun Nov 2 14:27:01 2003 - 0 replies

This version fixes a bug present in the 0.4.6 version. It is adviced to upgrade. This new version also proposes new functionnalities :
- All IP protocols are now managed.
- UDP and ICMP are detected and notified.
- It is possible to log packets that comes from blacklisted hosts.


ipfreeze-0.4.6 is out
     posted by kakadu, Mon Oct 27 13:55:50 2003 - 0 replies

New feature : You can now set the blakclisted hosts' target in the script (default : DROP).

New french site available
     posted by kakadu, Mon Oct 13 15:30:47 2003 - 0 replies

A french site is now available at There is also a web configurator online. An English version of this configurator should be available as soon as I have time to do it.

ipfreeze-0.4.5 is out
     posted by kakadu, Mon Jul 28 19:36:14 2003 - 0 replies

Nothing really new but a more verbose behavior. It now prints out the destination port of packets and logs packets received from a whitelisted host. The netlink device can't handle a big queue and it is easy to overflow the buffer from a host which can't be blacklisted.
The destination port has been implemented for statistics.

Version 1.2-2 is out
     posted by kakadu, Fri Jul 4 15:28:48 2003 - 0 replies

I am happy to release the version1.2-2 which now includes a new script (runme.1st) that checks if you have all the software requirements for Yaffl.
There is also an enhanced that configures the firewall before it gets installed.
Several little bugs fixed in the firewall script. I am now porting all theses changes to the 1.0.x version.

YAFFL's project is now on savannah
     posted by kakadu, Thu Jul 3 15:23:33 2003 - 0 replies

Hi, I am happy to present you the YAFFL project. The archives are already available for download (see the download section).

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