Bug 18726 - only_from should use numerical IP address
Summary: only_from should use numerical IP address
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: samba   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
QA Contact: Dale Lovelace
Keywords: Security
: 22995 (view as bug list)
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-10-09 16:37 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-16 17:25:23 UTC
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Description Tim Waugh 2000-10-09 16:37:05 UTC
/etc/xinetd.d/swat currently has:

	only_from = localhost

This causes xinetd to do a reverse name lookup for each connection on that
service to see if it's canonical name is 'localhost'.  For better security
it should read:

	only_from =

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-10-16 17:01:53 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16573 ***

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2000-10-16 17:09:10 UTC
No, this is something different: it's a security problem (DNS spoofing) rather
than a confused application.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-10-16 17:25:20 UTC
It's the same fix, however. :)

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2000-10-16 17:33:25 UTC
... and it's fixed in -22.

Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2001-01-18 23:19:50 UTC
*** Bug 22995 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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