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Re: [suse-security] is washington imap secure
  • From: Mike Garabedian <mikejr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 11:37:32 -0500
  • Message-id: <3C557E4C.FE834EB7@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
How secure do you mean when you say secure?

"Stefan Suurmeijer (prive)" wrote:
>
> Suse also comes with Cyrus IMAP, which is a lot nicer IMHO, and pretty
> secure. You need to get a patch for it from the update site, because of
> some error made in the configuration, but AFAIK there hasn't been any
> bug in it for at least nine months. I haven't used UW imap for a while,
> so I can't compare the two security wise
>
> HTH
>
> Stefan
>
> Evert Smit wrote:
>
> >It's got it's exploit and is generally considered insecure, there is an
> >imap4 version around i believe which should close down the holes and give
> >ye a secure service.
> >
> >regards
> >Evert
> >
> >>Hi all
> >>
> >>I'd like to use the Washington IMAP server (Version: 2000c - 110)
> >>instead of POP3 on SuSE 7.3 but in the conf file following comment is
> >>given:
> >>
> >># Imapd - Interactive Mail Access Protocol server
> >># Attention: this service is very insecure
> >>
> >>my question is, should I use IMAP or rather wait for a patch?
> >>
> >>thanx
> >>Georg
> >>
> >>
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