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Bug#81118: base: Wishlist: High security base system (or separate add-on package)

On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 01:09:34PM +0100, Christian Kurz wrote:
> > don't be so sure, i recently saw someone on -devel get yelled at for
> > saying portmap is not secure.  
> Well, I would suggest, that those people who yell me for this, either do
> a audit of portmap and present it on -devel or shut up.

Oh, and for reference, portmap hasn't has a security update forever
while I've been maintaining it. Heck, there don't seem to have been any
changes to portmap since 1997. But hey, feel free to make the traditional
baseless accusations of insecurity, whatever.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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