Bug 20678 - CVS SSL patch
CVS SSL patch
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cvs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-11 12:15 EST by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-21 16:05:02 EDT
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Description Pekka Savola 2000-11-11 12:15:18 EST
CVS is one thing that'd profit greatly from having data, let alone password/username,
being sent over Internet (or local LAN) in plain text.

There seem to be some SSH solutions and SSL.  It'd appear that
SSL integrates neater into CVS.

SSL patches are available at http://freshmeat.net/projects/cvss/.
The server side seems to require sslwrap though.

For consideration.
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2000-11-11 12:18:04 EST
Now that I think about it, it might also work with stunnel.
Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-11-20 18:22:45 EST
It would work with stunnel.
Comment 3 Eido Inoue 2004-10-21 16:05:02 EDT
using either stunnel or ssh is a better solution. project has been
abandoned; sslwrap would add just as must overhead (probably more) as

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