[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: spamassassin a possible security risk?



On Die, 2004-10-19 at 11:56 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> spamd *does* have the option to use ident, though, which would be
> sigificantly better. (Since it *is* only bound to localhost, one would hope
> one can trust the identd on the local machine.) However, this requires a
> command line option that the Fedora package doesn't appear to use, and more
> importantly, it requires the Net::Ident perl module, and perhaps even more
> importantly, it requires the identd to tell the truth, at least to daemons
> running locally.

I have just tried to use this option, but after installing Net::Ident it
only seems to trigger some rather obscure bug in authd:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136392

Using uidentd (http://www.unoc.net/a/uidentd/) works though.

Tom

-- 
  T h o m a s   Z e h e t b a u e r   ( TZ251 )
  PGP encrypted mail preferred - KeyID 96FFCB89
      finger thomasz hostmaster org for key

Chaos is the only form of life, order was caused by the Nazis and millions died!
                                                 - Peter Wenzl



Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]