Subject: Re: Getting to ftp.netbsd.org
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Louis Guillaume <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/07/2003 19:25:47
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <3EB984D9.email@example.com>, "Louis Guillaume" writes:
>>I've been having a great big fight with my network admin over access to
>>ftp.netbsd.org (or anoncvs) through our Checkpoint Firewall. It's
>>version "NG - patch level 4".
>>The session looks like this...
>># ftp -a ftp.netbsd.org
>>ftp: connect to address 2001:4f8:4:b:2e0:81ff:fe21:6563: No route to host
>>Connected to ftp.netbsd.org.
>>220 ftp.netbsd.org FTP server (NetBSD-ftpd 20020615) ready.
>>331 Guest login ok, type your name as password.
>>421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection.
>>ftp: Login failed.
Thanks very much for this fix. The problem I forsee, is that my Network
admin will look at this doc from Checkpoint...
... and say that it's a security issue, and that we would be de-grading
Does the ftp server actually need to be patched?