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Re: [tlug] restricting users in wu-ftpd

Godwin Stewart wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jun 2002 11:58:58 +0900, Paul England <> wrote
> to
>>Would I be better off w/ another ftp server?
> In a nutshell, yes.
> From what I've heard, wu-ftpd is basically a security meltdown waiting to
> happen (I may or may not be exaggerating things). Many people recommend
> ProFTP instead.

I have seen wu-ftpd boxen 0wn3d before my very eyes. I have used widely 
available  t00lz to h4X0r my own boxen.

You are right about the wu--avoid it like the plague!

Josh Glover <>

Associate Systems Administrator

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