Bug Report and patch fix

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Mon Aug 20 09:49:12 EST 2012

On 19 August 2012 12:48, kapil jain <jainkkapil at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I reviewed my previous patch which causes scp to exit if the file does not
> exist rather than continuing the transfer if there are multiple input files.
> Here is another patch which differs from previous one in functionality that
> even if one file does not exist, continue with other input files and if
> valid, continue to upload them rather then exiting the scp program if an
> invalid file is found.

just a note: this suffers from a TOCTOU bug, though it is basically
harmless (it reverts to the current behavior).

Eitan Adler

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