[LINK] By the numbers: Windows vs Linux security
Wed, 3 Oct 2001 16:18:06 +1000
On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 06:21:51PM +1000, Richard Archer wrote:
> At 5:31 PM +1000 2/10/01, Craig Sanders wrote:
> >sendmail has improved a lot since then
> I noticed a sendmail 8.12.0 exploit announced on Bugtraq today.
yeah, sendmail is insecure rubbish - but it's a lot better than it was
in 1988. the exploits that worked back then don't work any more.
anyone with any sense dumped sendmail years ago when viable & secure
alternatives became available - first qmail, and then postfix.
> sendmail -> qmail/postfix
postfix. of course.
craig sanders <email@example.com>
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