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Re: [suse-security] ProFTPD Configuration Problem



Am Freitag, 6. Februar 2004 10:11 schrieb 

> I have tested proftpd on a SuSE 7.3 box.
> I have got some problems with downloads via internet browser.
> It seems to be the problem that the files e.g. ZIP will be
> donloaded as ascci file.
> Is it possible to configure binary datatransfer per default for a
> specific user in the user section of proftpd.conf ?

first allow me just one comment: There have been in the last three 
years one remote exploitable for ProFTPD. This one was handled by 
the ProFTPD core team within several hours. When SuSE did the 
decision to drop ProFTPD from the distribution there have been NO 
security holes for more than two years. The discussion I had with 
Suse about it turned ended more in "well, we already have X FTP 
Servers on our DVD, why bother with another one". 

To your question: 
http://www.proftpd.org/docs/directives/linked/config_ref_DefaultTransferMode.html

cu
stonki

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