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Bug 4783 - generated sendmail.cf has broken relay control
generated sendmail.cf has broken relay control
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-08-30 10:45 EDT by andrew
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 1999-12-15 15:57:45 EST
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Description andrew 1999-08-30 10:45:04 EDT
From "http://www.orbs.org/otherresources.cgi", we find that:

Linuxconf users beware! - Linuxconf was found to be
generating faulty (old) check_rcpt tables as recently
          as 20 July 1999. Make sure your version is newer
than this before using it to generate sendmail.cf files.

As a result, using linuxconf opens you to acting as an open
smtp relay. My site is getting hit hard by the spammers...
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-09-20 13:27:59 EDT
Added Jacques to CC line
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-12-15 15:57:59 EST
1.16r10-2 released, which should fix this.

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