Subject: Re: lib/2018: rcmd() is too restrictive.
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/04/1996 19:53:33
In article <199602041217.FAA01354@lager.beer.org> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>>Synopsis: rcmd() is too restrictive.
>>Responsible: lib-bug-people (Library Bug People)
>>Arrival-Date: Sun Feb 4 10:20:10 1996
>>Originator: Herb Peyerl
>System: NetBSD lager.beer.org 1.1A NetBSD 1.1A (LAGER) #2: Thu Jan 4 17:24:51 MST 1996 email@example.com:/usr/src/sys/arch/hp300/compile/LAGER hp300
>rcmd() is too restrictive in terms of how it executes the remote command.
>It would be nice if you could force rcmd to use something like 'ssh' or some
>other higher-security authentication mechanism.
>This came out of a discussion between myself and Matt Green. We were wishing
>there was a way to get 'rdist' to use 'ssh'.
The new version of rdist [6.1.0] I think does not use rcmd anymore...