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Re: ftpd - security thread ?

Le 13639ième jour après Epoch,
Lubos Rendek écrivait:

> Hello,
> Recently I have played with ftpd package from stable repository and I
> have discovered that every time the package gets installed it connects
> to certain IP address on port 80.
> running reverse dig command:
> dig -x
> 21600 IN    PTR     poledra.it.net.au.
> I get poledra.it.net.au and a web browser reveals :
> "Hello. Welcome to the FTP archives of Informed Technology."
> ++++++++++++
> This web page is run by company http://www.it.net.au.
> Can anyone explain why is this happening? Why is my box connecting to
> that IP address without me actually knowing about that?

Perhaps it's because ftp.wa.au.debian.org (aka poledra.it.net.au) is
listed in http://www.fr.debian.org/CD/http-ftp/ as a Debian mirror ?

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