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Re: ProFTP 1.2.0pre4 patch in CVS tree (terminates on signal 11)




I just liked the ability to chroot() every single user, that's all.. And
the config file wasn't so bad either.. Am I a bad person now? :-} ("People
will choose 'dancing pigs' over Internet security any day.")

Tor.

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Chris Cappuccio wrote:

> Unless you really need a feature provided by ProFTPD that isn't provided by
> OpenBSD's ftpd (see the ftpd man page for a list of these), you are better
> off going with the OpenBSD ftpd, as it has been audited for security!  The
> recent problems with ProFTPD show that it has not received any such auditing.
> 
> Anyways, this sig11 may be because of ProFTPD's bad handling of setproctitle
> 
> There is a patch floating around for it...
> 
> --- src/main.c.orig     Sun Aug 22 13:30:08 1999
> +++ src/main.c  Sun Aug 22 13:30:20 1999
> @@ -359,7 +359,7 @@
>    vsnprintf(statbuf, sizeof(statbuf) - 1, fmt, msg);
>  
>  #ifdef HAVE_SETPROCTITLE
> -  setproctitle(fmt,msg);
> +  setproctitle(statbuf);
>  #endif /* HAVE_SETPROCTITLE */
>  
>    va_end(msg);