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Re: [Jailkit-users] Re: Beginner Question - Security consequences of use

From: Olivier Sessink
Subject: Re: [Jailkit-users] Re: Beginner Question - Security consequences of use chroot
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:28:40 +0100
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Kevin Hilton wrote:
> Is in any way sftp less secure than scp?  I thought with sftp the data
> channel was encrypted but not the command channel (or port).  Possible
> its the other way around. 

we're talking two different sftp things here.

There is ftp+ssl, which does what you describe

There is ftp+ssh, which is tunneled through the ssh connection, so 100%

> Although it has nothing to do with the
> jailkit, it seems like winscp should either offer a sftp or scp
> fallback. 

Last time I used winscp there was the possibility to choose 'sftp'
somewhere before logging in, and that worked with a non-interactive shell.


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