Subject: tftp/tftpd spec non-conformance
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2000 23:11:46
there are spec non-conformance in 4.4BSD tftpd/tftp.
if we strictly follow RFC1350, we should allow IP address pairs to be
switched - we should validate connection based on udp src/dst port
4.4BSD tftpd calls connect(2), which forbids us to change IP address
pairs. NetBSD tftpd is worse because it calls bind(2) with
non-wildcard address as well. 4.4BSD tftp trusts server too much
(always copies port number got from recvfrom).
question - are there any other implementation that chokes, if we
(the fix suggestion is from email@example.com)