[Bug 25] netkit-combo-0.17

Jason Gurtz jason at tommyk.com
Wed Aug 15 08:37:09 PDT 2001



> http://blfs-bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25
>
> ------- Additional Comments From markh at linuxfromscratch.org
> 2001-08-15 03:53 -------
> I just want to make a comment on netkit-combo.  I know that there've been
> several security vulnerabilities found in it recently so I was wondering
> (sorry to the person who is working on this) if we should move to using
> inetutils instead which at least is partially maintained..

The only thing with that is I think a lot of people have trouble compiling
the inetutils.  Also, I'm not sure if their record is better security-wise.
If it does get updated regularly thou, that's a pretty compelling advantage.
I'd be happy to check out the package and see what's up with it.

~Jason

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