Bug 28506 - TFTP: error code 2: Access Violation
TFTP: error code 2: Access Violation
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tftp (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Helge Deller
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-20 16:17 EST by Bill Thompson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-20 17:46:37 EST
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Description Bill Thompson 2001-02-20 16:17:05 EST
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TFTP connections give "TFTP: error code 2: Access Violation" on read 
and write. Tested on Cisco IOS 12.0, RH6.0, and RH7.0.



Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Activate TFTP server.

2. connect with TFTP from a diffrent machine on the network.

3. set verbose mode on "verbose on"

4. Try to send or receive a file using normal TFTP methods.

	



Actual Results:  In verbose mode you will get the message:

Error code 2: Access violation



Expected Results:  The file should be copied from or to the tftp server.



I have duplicated this with two seperate RH7.0 installs on diffrent  
computers. Either it is a bug with the tftp-server 0.17-5 package or 
there is an undocumented security restriction in RH7.0. Telnet, SSH, 
and FTP access all behave normally on the systems affected.
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2001-02-20 17:46:33 EST
tftp-server access semantics have changed from RHL62 to RHL7.

If you don't enable chroot, you must do like:

get /tftpboot/file.gz

RHL62 version would allow you to omit tftpboot.
Comment 2 Helge Deller 2001-02-21 07:46:13 EST
fixed in tftp-server-0.17-9,
either update to this version from rawhide, or follow pekkas comments and use 
"get /tftpboot/file.gz"

Comment 3 agyorgi 2001-02-27 22:40:29 EST
tftp-server-0.17-9 is not in the Raw Hide section... in fact, there isn't any version of tftp-server in the Raw Hide section. I too am facing
similar issues with tftp. Please point us to the right direction to obtain it. 
Comment 4 Pekka Savola 2001-02-28 04:04:36 EST
Rawhide isn't updated too often, but you can also get this from the beta section:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/beta/wolverine/en/OS/i386/RedHat/RPMS/

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