IPv6 hosts allow|deny
dwd at drdykstra.us
Tue Jan 7 21:55:01 EST 2003
Even though rsync maintenance isn't as bad as wget's, the maintainers
are all VERY part time so that is a big part of the problem. Most of us
don't have ipv6 systems to test things on. Can you vouch for the quality
of the patch? I was able to get it with
wget --passive ftp://ftp.linux-ipv6.org/pub/usagi/misc/rsync-2_5_5-v6auth-20021016.patch.gz
and it looks quite extensive.
On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 03:53:13AM +0100, 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
> - 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
> Please, can this patch be merged into the next release? This is very
> important! It is NOT new functionality, it's a security fix.
> Bert Vermeulen
> bert at biot.com
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