[nos-bbs] etelnet

Boudewijn (Bob) Tenty bobtenty at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 17:58:35 CST 2018


Michael,

I used it for normal user access and not for forwarding and I even don't know
or the forward.bbs script accepts the etelnet command.
MD5 is not so secure and can be cracked by a brute-force attack and suffers from
extensive vulnerabilities.

Bob VE3TOK

On 2018-02-24 11:23 AM, Michael Fox - N6MEF wrote:
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> *From:* nos-bbs [mailto:nos-bbs-bounces at tapr.org] *On Behalf Of *n6mef at mefox.org
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> I had not heard of etelnet before.  A few questions:
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>  1. Is it CRAM-MD5 or DIGEST-MD5 or something proprietary?
>  2. Is it just for use in BBS forwarding?  Or could it be used by a client application, such as Outpost, for a user to connect to his/her JNOS mailbox (assuming the client app is enhanced with the same function)?
>  3. If it could be used for individual mailbox access, then where isthe functionality/behavior documented so we can develop a compatible client?  I see only 1 paragraph in the user manual, which doesn’t provide any details.
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