Re: Some security issues

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2002 02:19:40 +0200

Regarding FTP and SO_REUSEADDR:

This is only when falling all the way back to ftp default data channel
(neither PASV or PORT accepted by the server). In this mode we do not
have a choice but to use SO_REUSEADDR or else we cannot open our data
socket as the port is in use by the control channel.


Olaf Kirch wrote:
> Hello,
> after looking into the buffer overflows in rfc1035.c recently, I've done
> some more bug-hunting on the code and have come across a bunch of other
> oddities. I'm appending a list of what I have found.
Received on Thu Apr 04 2002 - 17:59:42 MST

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