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Re: [Bug-wget] Overly permissive hostname matching

From: Jeffrey Walton
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Overly permissive hostname matching
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:55:29 -0400

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On 03/19/2014 11:26 AM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> wget "http://publicsuffix.org/list/effective_tld_names.dat"; -O $MOZILLA_LIST
> I recommend using the following HTTPS URL instead, so that you have some
> level of cryptographic verification of the data before loading it:
> https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/raw-file/tip/netwerk/dns/effective_tld_names.dat
> (this is what i use to update the debian publicsuffix package)
Also, be careful of where you are pulling the list from. I got burned
by pulling a list that was not being updated

The Mozilla folks state the canonical list is at
http://publicsuffix.org/list/effective_tld_names.dat. See Comment 11
at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=968064#c11.


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