Subject: Re: evil? sshd patch
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From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-security
Date: 11/04/1999 09:23:11
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Subject: Re: evil? sshd patch

>>>> [...]
>>> Yes, NFS, for example.
>> I think you're confusing NFS the wire protocol with certain
>> implementations of it.
> I didn't confuse it.  I just didn't read your email carefully enough
> to get the emphasis on *wire protocol*.

Well, actually, it was partly my fault too; I asked the wrong question.
I did ask specifically about wire protocols, but that was my fault for
not noticing that implementation issues that aren't visible on the wire
can affect interoperability - and NFS assuming UID 0 deserves special
treatment is a good example.

					der Mouse

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