Subject: bin/20911: identd -L invents a new response type
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/27/2003 17:26:31
>Number:         20911
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       identd -L invents a new response type
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Mar 27 14:27:00 PST 2003
>Originator:     der Mouse
>Release:        Any (noticed on 1.6.x, present in -current and 1.4T)
	Any that uses identd's -L flag
	When identd is used with -L, the response type string in its
	responses is USER-ID, which is not an acceptable response type
	per RFC 1413.  (I suppose this could be looked on as a feature,
	a warning that the response is a blatant lie, but it _is_
	Use identd with -L.  Have software that actually verifies the
	responses query it - or query it by hand and inspect the
	Relative to parse.c,v 1.12:

	--- parse.c.old	Thu Mar 27 17:18:55 2003
	+++ parse.c	Thu Mar 27 17:19:11 2003
	@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@
	                lport, fport);
	-      printf("%d , %d : USER-ID : OTHER :%s\r\n",
	+      printf("%d , %d : USERID : OTHER :%s\r\n",
	            lport, fport, lie_string);

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