inetutils 2:2.2-2 source package in Ubuntu


inetutils (2:2.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Use «command -v» instead of «which».
  * Switch from /var/run to /run.
  * Switch to declarative alternatives.
  * Add patch from upstream to fix infinite loop causing a stack exhaustion
    induced crash in telnet client due to malicious server commands.
    Closes: #945861

 -- Guillem Jover <email address hidden>  Sun, 05 Sep 2021 04:48:06 +0200

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inetutils-ftp: File Transfer Protocol client

 The ftp command is used to transfer files between hosts using the
 FTP protocol.

inetutils-ftp-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-ftp
inetutils-ftpd: File Transfer Protocol server

 Ftpd is the server that allows another host to connect with the ftp
 command to transfer files using the FTP protocol.

inetutils-ftpd-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-ftpd
inetutils-inetd: internet super server

 Inetd is the daemon that listens on various TCP and UDP ports and spawns
 programs that can't or won't do it for themselves.
 This is the portable GNU implementation of inetd. The package supports
 IPv6, tcpmux services and unlimited server arguments.

inetutils-inetd-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-inetd
inetutils-ping: ICMP echo tool

 Ping uses ICMP to send out echo requests, and uses the reply packets to
 calculate latency between the sending and the destination hosts.
 This is the portable GNU implementation of ping.

inetutils-ping-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-ping
inetutils-syslogd: system logging daemon

 The syslog daemon is responsible for providing logging of messages
 received from programs and facilities on the local host as well as
 from remote hosts.

inetutils-syslogd-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-syslogd
inetutils-talk: talk to another user

 The talk program is used for visual communication which copies lines from
 your terminal to that of another user.

inetutils-talk-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-talk
inetutils-talkd: remote user communication server

 The talkd program is a server that notifies a user that someone else
 wants to initiate a conversation. It acts a repository of invitations,
 responding to requests by clients wishing to rendezvous to hold a

inetutils-talkd-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-talkd
inetutils-telnet: telnet client

 The telnet command is used for interactive communication with another host
 using the TELNET protocol.
 This implementation supports Kerberos, for authentication and encryption.

inetutils-telnet-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-telnet
inetutils-telnetd: telnet server

 The telnetd program is a server which supports the DARPA telnet
 interactive communication protocol.
 This implementation supports Kerberos, for authentication and encryption.

inetutils-telnetd-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-telnetd
inetutils-tools: base networking utilities (experimental package)

 Base utilities for network administration:
  - ifconfig
  - hostname
  - dnsdomainname
  - logger
 WARNING: The current ifconfig implementation provided is not fully
 compatible with the net-tool's ifconfig version.

inetutils-tools-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-tools
inetutils-traceroute: trace the IPv4 route to another host

 The traceroute utility displays the route taken by IP packets on their
 way to another host or another network.
 Install this package if you need a tool to examine network connectivity
 or to diagnose network problems.

inetutils-traceroute-dbgsym: debug symbols for inetutils-traceroute