IPv6 hosts allow|deny

Max Bowsher maxb at ukf.net
Sun Jan 5 12:00:01 EST 2003

Bert Vermeulen wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know what the status is of Hideaki Yoshifuji's IPv6 ACL
> patch? He's submitted this twice now, and that was 3 months ago.
> Judging by the comments made when this was submitted, it's apparently
> not understood how important this is.
> - if you IPv6 on your rsync server, you can not secure it with "hosts
>   allow".
> - if you enable IPv6 on an rsync server that's secured with "hosts
>   deny" to keep certain hosts out, well, they can get in again -- if
>   they also have IPv6.
> Please, can this patch be merged into the next release? This is very
> important! It is NOT new functionality, it's a security fix.

I think the problem is that wget currently has *no active maintainers*.

Based on a recent thread, there is no-one with CVS commit priviledges who
reads this list.


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