startup with sendmail 8.12 .*

Steven Patterson S.R.Patterson at
Wed Apr 2 08:37:49 IST 2003

On Apr 1, 2003 at 5:59pm Mike Kercher wrote:

MK> Why do you *need* to move to 8.12?  Just curious...

Perhaps it's something to do with the root exploit for all versions of
sendmail prior to 8.12.8? (which is not to say 8.12.8 doesn't have one -
none found in 8.12.9 yet!)

Steven Patterson, MSci OCP.  Tel: +44 (0)2380 595810
Primary Information Services Support and Development
Information Systems Services, University of Southampton, UK.
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