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Package: redsocks (0.4+dfsg-2)

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arbitrary TCP connection redirector to a SOCKS or HTTPS proxy server

Redsocks is a daemon running on the local system, that will transparently tunnel any TCP connection via a remote SOCKS4, SOCKS5 or HTTP proxy server. It uses the system firewall's redirection facility to intercept TCP connections, thus the redirection is system-wide, with fine-grained control, and does not depend on LD_PRELOAD libraries.

Redsocks supports tunneling TCP connections and UDP packets. It has authentication support for both, SOCKS and HTTP proxies.

Also included is a small DNS server returning answers with the "truncated" flag set for any UDP query, forcing the resolver to use TCP.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Daemon, Networking: Server, Role: role::program, security::privacy, Purpose: Proxying, Works with: Network Traffic

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