On Sat, Oct 16, 2021 at 10:08 PM Kevin Kofler via devel <devel@lists.fedoraproject.org> wrote:
Steve Grubb wrote:
> I'd like to suggest making libcurl-minimal very minimal for security
> reasons. The main curl package has many security issues (CVE's)
> constantly. But usually, the problem is in some obscure feature/protocol.
> Looking at the packages that depend on libcurl with rpmreaper, most would
> use http(s). There might be some that use another protocol. But clear text
> protocols like telnet and ftp really don't have a use in today's internet.
> Too many threats for clear text.

I suspect that disabling FTP in libcurl is going to break a lot of stuff.

I'd be curious, what package uses curl for it's FTP support?