Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 766090
Postfix is ancient
Last modified: 2012-02-08 12:24:59 EST
Description of problem:
The current release of Postfix is 2.8.8. Fedora is shipping 2.8.7. RHEL needs to ship something with more recent security fixes in place.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
I've built rawhide (master) for EL6 and it builds fine.
(In reply to comment #0)
Thanks for the report.
> The current release of Postfix is 2.8.8.
Today (2011-12-11) I cannot see official announcement of 2.8.8, nor find the official release on upstream FTP server.
> to ship something with more recent security fixes in place.
Which security fixes? AFAIK all CVEs got backported to RHEL, namely
Sorry, I think the announcement of 2.8.8 was premature.
2.8.7 has XCLIENT, XFORWARD, and DNSBL support for defeating spammers that aren't in the 2.6 and 2.7 legacy and stable releases.
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