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Re: [suse-security] is washington imap secure
  • From: "Evert Smit" <admin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 10:42:14 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <2799.212.117.200.171.1012210934.squirrel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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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