Sendmail and security
racerx at makeworld.com
Sun Jan 22 14:45:01 UTC 2006
Anne Wilson wrote:
> A user of another distro has remarked that I should uninstall sendmail.
> <quote> Sendmail simply has too many security issues to leave it on any
> machine. </quote>
> Surely a box kept up to date would not have those security issues. Am I
> missing something?
That person who said that about Sendmail - He's nothing more then a
While it is true that at one point in time Sendmail was riddle with
issues, that time has long since past.
Tell your "source" he really needs to either run Sendmail or catchup on
some reading instead of relaying what he/she has heard from years past.
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