dns2tcp - TCP over DNS tunnel client and server

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name dns2tcp
Package version 0.5.2
Package release 1.1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 143 B
Download size 43.77 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
dns2tcp is a set of tools allowing to encapsulate a TCP session in DNS
packets. This type of encapsulation generates smaller packets compeared to
ip-over-DNS tools, thus allows a better throughput. The client does not need
root priledges.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dns2tcp_0.5.2-1.1build1_i386.deb 0.5.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
dns2tcp - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15


Type URL
Binary Package dns2tcp_0.5.2-1.1build1_amd64.deb
Source Package dns2tcp

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dns2tcp deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dns2tcp




2018-04-03 - Balint Reczey <rbalint@ubuntu.com>
dns2tcp (0.5.2-1.1build1) bionic; urgency=high
* No change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default
2014-06-06 - Chen Baozi <baozich@gmail.com>
dns2tcp (0.5.2-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use dh-autoreconf in build to support new architectures (Closes: #727359)
2010-06-15 - Arnaud Cornet <acornet@debian.org>
dns2tcp (0.5.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Bump standards-version (no change needed).
* Move home page in control tag rather than description
* Add $remote_fs dependency in init script.
* Move upstream changelog to correct place
* Fix spelling of resources in default config file
* No need of a -dfsg version anymore, as upstream removed RFC from source,
and an OpenSSL dependency.
* Drop buffer-overflow-0.4.1.diff gone upstream.
* Drop dnsbof.diff gone upstream.
* Drop strnlen.diff gone upstream.
* Drop sysfix.diff gone upstream.
* Drop man-pages.patch gone upstream.
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Convert from CDBS to dh 7.
2009-11-27 - Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org>
dns2tcp (0.4.dfsg-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Remove clashing strnlen declarations. Thanks to Ilya Barygin for the
patch (Closes: #548044)
2008-11-04 - Arnaud Cornet <acornet@debian.org>
dns2tcp (0.4.dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix dnsbof.diff to add an extra check for total_len.
2008-10-31 - Arnaud Cornet <acornet@debian.org>
dns2tcp (0.4.dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add patch dnsbof.diff to fix a buffer overflow in dns_decode.c (Closes:
* Add patch sysfix.diff that fixes chroot() and set?id() calls. Also
makes use of limits to prevent fork of the process.
2008-09-04 - Arnaud Cornet <acornet@debian.org>
dns2tcp (0.4.dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Cleanup debian/patches/buffer-overflow-0.4.1.diff, so that it just fixes
the security bug CVE-2008-3910.
2008-09-03 - Arnaud Cornet <acornet@debian.org>
dns2tcp (0.4.dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix buffer overflow by importing code change from upstream 0.4.1 (Closes:
* Change my mail address.
2007-07-15 - Arnaud Cornet <arnaud.cornet@gmail.com>
dns2tcp (0.4.dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New Upstream Version.
* Remove bind-configured-ip.patch, now upstream.
* Refresh man-pages.patch. Remove file copies now useless in debian/rules,
as upstream man pages are cleaner.
* Add watch file.
2007-05-28 - Arnaud Cornet <arnaud.cornet@gmail.com>
dns2tcp (0.3.dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release.
* version is -dfsg because of rfcs included in the source package.

See Also

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dnscrypt-proxy_1.9.5-1build1_amd64.deb Tool for securing communications between a client and a DNS resolver
dnsdiag_1.6.3-1_all.deb DNS request auditing toolset
dnsdist_1.2.1-1build1_amd64.deb DNS loadbalancer
dnshistory_1.3-2build3_amd64.deb Translating and storing of IP addresses from log files
dnsmasq-base-lua_2.79-1_amd64.deb Small caching DNS proxy and DHCP/TFTP server
dnsmasq_2.79-1_all.deb Small caching DNS proxy and DHCP/TFTP server
dnsproxy_1.16-0.1build2_amd64.deb proxy for DNS queries
dnsrecon_0.8.12-1_all.deb Powerful DNS enumeration script
dnss_0.0~git20170810.0.860d2af1-1_amd64.deb Daemon for encapsulating DNS over HTTPS
dnssec-trigger_0.13-6build1_amd64.deb reconfiguration tool to make DNSSEC work
dnstap-ldns_0.2.0-3_amd64.deb Utility that can decode dnstap encoded files
dnstop_20120611-2build2_amd64.deb console tool to analyze DNS traffic
dnsvi_1.2_all.deb edit dynamic DNS zones using vi