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Re: Two new bugs on SF...

From: Chip Seraphine
Subject: Re: Two new bugs on SF...
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 10:56:53 -0500
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Eric Sorenson wrote:

On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, Christian Pearce wrote:
Copying a missing file:

* Gives me a Host authentication error.


Mark has said before that this behavior is intentional, to avoid giving specific error information to an attacker.

Just curious-- if authentication has been established, why are we withholding useful error messages from the client?


Chip Seraphine
Unix Administrator
TradeLink, LLC

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