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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: WebDAV

From: Aaron Bentley
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: WebDAV
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2004 11:56:30 -0400
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Colin Walters wrote:
On Fri, 2004-04-09 at 09:36, Eric S. Johansson wrote:

before people get their dander up, sftp is only really good for providing access to people you trust. There may be ways of creating a chrooted environment but usually, most security systems are not built with humans in mind.

Yet another instance where security is not simple. I think "sftp" is a misleading name, since ftp doesn't permit remote command execution. Absent a secure shell, sftp is less secure in some ways.


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