Re: Error when download file from server which have configured load balancing
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:27:15 +0200
I remember I once touched that code via one of my patches
<http://curl.haxx.se/mail/lib-2004-12/0061.html>, though IIRC it was only
the code path where the server does not send back an IP address.
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 05:23:10PM +0800, ianguo_at_linpus.com wrote:
> When we use http, the above codes works fine. But when use ftp,
> libcurl fails. libcurl send request to server A:21, then A dispatch
> B:1234 to response, but libcurl still try to connect server A:1234. It
> will certainly fail, because the port 1234 of server A is forbidden to
Is this type of setup supported by FTP clients these days? A malicious
server A can use it to have FTP clients from all over the world scan
for arbitrary open ports on any IP, so I'd expect mainstream browsers to
disable (or severely limit) this part of the protocol.
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