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From Vincent Janelle <>
Subject Re: FTP to
Date Thu, 11 Feb 1999 05:54:18 GMT
The VR series of wu-ftpd has the fix.  I do believe though that wu-ftpd
has been abandoned by its creators, the university of washington.

Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> Just a note; a security hole was recently posted on bugtraq that affects
> various FTP servers, including wu-ftpd and proftpd.  This hole apparently
> can allow anonymous users to gain root.  As it was serious, we shut down
> the FTP server; we'll be bringing it back up as soon as either an official
> patch from the wu-ftpd team is posted and we can verify it works, or we
> manage to complete install of another FTP daemon.  Thanks for your
> patience.
>         Brian

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