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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 07:44:53PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 06:22:45PM -0700, Adam McKenna wrote:
> > > Maybe TCP-wrappers will become vulnerable to some attack. Then your IP-based
> > > access lists are moot.
> > 
> > TCP wrappers is vulernable to attacks.  I don't utilize it at all, because I
> > consider it to be an insecure piece of shit.  Neither do I utilize Sendmail, 
> > BIND, inetd, wu-ftpd, or other security disasters.  This thread is about
> > the Debian default configuration of tcpd, which is currently broken.
> Then why the bloody hell do you even care?

Because if you're going to use something at all, it might as well be
configured correctly, in a way that minimizes interoperability problems.


Adam McKenna  <adam@debian.org>  <adam@flounder.net>

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