Fedora 19 Update: sendmail-8.14.7-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-04-21 17:27:50

Name        : sendmail
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 8.14.7
Release     : 1.fc19
URL         : http://www.sendmail.org/
Summary     : A widely used Mail Transport Agent (MTA)
Description :
The Sendmail program is a very widely used Mail Transport Agent (MTA).
MTAs send mail from one machine to another. Sendmail is not a client
program, which you use to read your email. Sendmail is a
behind-the-scenes program which actually moves your email over
networks or the Internet to where you want it to go.

If you ever need to reconfigure Sendmail, you will also need to have
the sendmail-cf package installed. If you need documentation on
Sendmail, you can install the sendmail-doc package.

Update Information:

Sendmail, Inc., and the Sendmail Consortium announce the availability of sendmail 8.14.7.

 * Drop support for IPv4-mapped IPv6 addresses to prevent the MTA from using a mapped address over a legitimate IPv6 address and to enforce the proper semantics over the IPv6 connection.  Problem noted by Ulrich Sporlein.
 * Fix a regression introduced in 8.14.6: the wrong list of macros was sent to a milter in the EHLO stage.  Problem found by Fabrice Bellet, reported via RedHat (Jaroslav Skarvada).
 * Fix handling of ORCPT parameter for DSNs: xtext decoding was not performed and a wrong syntax check was applied to the "addr-type" field.  Problem noted by Dan Lukes of Obludarium.
 * Fix handling of NUL characters in the MIME conversion functions so that message bodies containing them will be sent on properly. Note: this usually also affects mails that are not converted as those functions are used for other purposes too.  Problem noted by Elchonon Edelson of Lockheed Martin.
 * Do not perform "duplicate" elimination of recipients if they resolve to the error mailer using a temporary failure (4xy) via ruleset 0.  Problem noted by Akira Takahashi of IIJ.
 * CONTRIB: Updated version of etrn.pl script from John Beck of Oracle.
 * Portability: Unlike gcc, clang doesn't apply full prototypes to K&R definitions.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update sendmail' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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