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Re: Security issue in Filezilla 3.0.9.2:passwordsare stored in plain text (sitemanager.xml)
From: Andrew Farmer <andfarm () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 14:21:21 -0700

On 21 Apr 08, at 12:43, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu wrote:
On Mon, 21 Apr 2008 15:04:19 EDT, Joey Mengele said:
Exactly, I was talking about the RFC that supersedes that
particular RFC.

0959 File Transfer Protocol. J. Postel, J. Reynolds. October 1985.
    (Format: TXT=147316 bytes) (Obsoletes RFC0765) (Updated by  
RFC2228,
    RFC2640, RFC2773, RFC3659) (Also STD0009) (Status: STANDARD)

There is a 3.4.3 in RFC 959 which discusses a "COMPRESSED MODE", which  
might look superficially like encryption to the untrained eye.  
However, it appears that most modern FTP clients (and many FTP  
servers, in fact) don't support it. Also, it's not encrypted.

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