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Re: Postfix in unstable made my system an open spam relay

On Tue, 02 Oct 2001, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Bruce Perens (on Tue, 02 Oct 2001 01:57:20AM -0700):
> > WARNING: The postfix snapshot in unstable, when installed, makes my
> > system into an open relay. It happens here with the default
> > configuration. I had to fall back to the one in unstable.
> um, ever considered fixing the configuration? i doubt that the default
> applies to your system anyway...

Postfix takes quite a lot of pain not to be an open relay by default. If
Debian's standard debconf'ed Postfix install is forcing it to become an
open relay, that's grouds for a security grave/critical bug report.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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