RE: FTP servers and security help
That was fast, thanks for the response !!!
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> From: Brad [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, September 05, 1999 9:49 PM
> To: Seth R Arnold
> Cc: Debian-User
> Subject: Re: FTP servers and security help
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> On Sun, 5 Sep 1999, Seth R Arnold wrote:
> > Paul, stay away from wu_ftpd. It might be a wonderful piece of
> software, it
> > might do many things -- but it seems half the unix traffic on
> bugtraq is due
> > to buffer overflows in wu_ftpd. A security hole was found in proftpd
> > recently, but the patch (on bugtraq) is a one-line fix -- so I
> imagine the
> > debian maintainer will have a patch out soon, if not already --
> if you don't
> > want to deal with compiling your own server.
> - From the changelog </usr/share/doc/proftpd/changelog.Debian.gz>
> proftpd (1.2.0pre4-1) unstable; urgency=high
> * New upstream version, fixing remote root exploit.
> i _think_ this means the patch has already been applied and uploaded.
> - --
> finger for PGP public key.
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