Subject: Re: hosts.deny has no effect for ntalkd
To: NetBSD Networking Technical Discussion List <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/07/2002 09:18:03
> Well, not so much a bug as just an "incomplete" feature....
> Indeed the problem is because ntalk is a UDP service.
> The integrated TCP Wrappers support in inetd is only for TCP services
> (and only for "external" TCP services too unless you recompile inetd
> with -DLIBWRAP_INTERNAL).  UDP services are not protected (or logged
> with '-l').  "wait" services aren't even wrapped as far as I can tell.

Thanks for the clarification. Shouldn't be tcpd provided until this gets
implemented in inetd? Or at least, please mention this in inetd(8) and
hosts_access(5). Should I send a PR about documentation bug?

Bye	Pavel