[nSLUG] Mailing List Security

Rory Bray rory at vudu.nb.ca
Mon Mar 3 21:49:33 AST 2003


I've used sendmail in past lives but I've found Postfix a little easier on
the brain.  I think it has fewer security problems in general.

R

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Armstrong" <synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca>
To: <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 9:18 PM
Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Mailing List Security


> On Sun, 2003-03-02 at 14:37, Jesse Lawrence wrote:
> > I'm running Mailman and Sendmail.  Now, I've got no
> > problem setting up lists, etc.  I'm actually running
> > one already, but it's very low traffic (not a big
> > security risk).
> >
> > I'm just wondering if there is any precautions that I
> > need to take, and any security issues that I need to
> > know about.  I don't really know much about email
> > servers.
>
> Funny you should ask.  Sendmail, you say?
>
> http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-07.html
>
> Ben
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