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SSH – open a socks5 proxy

How to open a socks5 proxy with ssh. With the following command you are able to configure a socks5 proxy. Just use the normal ssh command with the parameter -D8080, which stands for the port. With a browser plugin you can route the traffic over that port. ssh -N -D8080 user@host

Information: Openssl Heartbleed Bug

Some information about the openssl heartbleed bug: https://packages.debian.org/sid/openssl http://heartbleed.com/ OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f (inclusive) are vulnerable OpenSSL 1.0.1g is NOT vulnerable http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2896 For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.1e-2+deb7u5.

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