[nSLUG] Re: Mailing List Security

Bill Davidson bdavidso at supercity.ns.ca
Tue Mar 4 11:22:22 AST 2003

On March 4, 2003 01:19 am, you wrote:
> > http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-07.html
> Um, how do I tell which version of sendmail I'm running?

Try "telnet localhost 25" and see what version is reported.  Just type "quit" 
to end the session.

> I'm working on a slackware 8.something install on what will then
> become my main HD but for now still running a distro that came without
> source.  "strings /usr/sbin/sendmail" shows too many assorted version
> numbers for the various components to sort it out.  No --version
> switch.
> Any easy way to tell?
> (Not critical:  I only use it to send to a smarthost.  Incoming is
> refused.)
> - Mike

Bill Davidson
bdavidso at supercity.ns.ca

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