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I predict that over the course of the next 10 years there will be more security problems discovered in Sendmail than in Postfix and Qmail combined. I predict that the Sendmail problems will be greater in number and severity.
I also predict that today’s versions of Postfix and Qmail will still be usable in 10 years time, there will be no remote security problems discovered other than DoS attacks.
I’ve been having arguments about MTA security with Sendmail fans for over 10 years. I would appreciate it if the Sendmail fans would publish their own predictions, then we can wait 10 years and see who is more accurate.
I don’t recommend using Qmail (Postfix is what I use). But I think he wrote code that is unlikely to be exploited.Tags: Most Popular