Subject: Re: pkg/25191
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2004 08:02:47
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Synopsis: sSMTP program is not maintained by author and contains security problems, format string errors
> State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
> State-Changed-By: email@example.com
> State-Changed-When: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:34:06 +0000
> ssmtp is still maintained in pkgsrc and has now reached version 2.61 using
> work from the Debian project. Included in this update are the fixes for
> the security issues mentioned in this PR. The changes were also pulled up
> into the pkgsrc-2004Q3 branch.
> Thanks for the heads-up.
Should the DESCR file mention that this uses fixes as provided from the
Debian project? I think it should at least mention that it includes
updates beyond an unmaintained version.
Jeremy C. Reed
technical support & remote administration