New Sendmail security feature

Alex Neuman alex at
Thu Jun 15 16:36:18 IST 2006

Ken A escribió:
> 'ulimit -a | grep stack' will tell you what "very large" is, I think.
> I'm just waiting for yum repositories to get the new version and it's 
> a minor patch, so it should be no problem upgrading very soon.
> For now, I just put 'ulimit -s xxxxx' at the top of my 
> /etc/init.d/MailScanner file, so the processes start with a stack size 
> limit that is > MaxMessageSize.
Regardless of the patch, this seems something good to implement. One of 
my boxes says:

stack size              (kbytes, -s) 10240

Does that mean I could be at risk if I received a message larger than 
10Mb in size?

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