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Re: [suse-security] FTP daemons
Thanks for your opinion Gerd. I was actually also thinking that Wu-FTPd
would have many security holes considering it's dark history. I personally
use ProFTPd and I read it's supposed to be one of the most secure.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerd Bitzer" <gerd.bitzer@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "Roman Drahtmueller" <draht@xxxxxxx>
Cc: "Morsal Roudbay" <morsal@xxxxxxxxxx>; <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 8:09 AM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] FTP daemons


> Pardon me for jumping in,
>
> but I cannot believe that you really recommend using wuftpd, have a look
at
>
http://www.heise.de/newsticker/result.xhtml?url=/newsticker/data/ju-26.06.00
-000,
> IMHO wuftpd is the ftp daemon with the most security holes in it's long
history.
> Personally I would not use it on a new install, I'd prefer Proftpd (which
is
> also deliverd with Suse Linux).
>
> Roman Drahtmueller wrote:
>
> > >
> > > Which FTP daemon for Linux is currently the one with least security
holes?
> >
> > wuftpd-2.4.2, which is installed as /usr/sbin/wu.ftpd in the SuSE
> > wuftpd.rpm package. After Thomas' audit a long while ago, it hasn't had
> > any security related problem any more.
> >
> > > Morsal
> >
> > Roman.
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