exim

Description:A highly configurable, drop-in replacement for sendmail
License: GPL-2
Homepage:http://www.exim.org/
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • arc - Adds support for Authenticated Receive Chain (ARC)
  • dane - Adds support for DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities
  • dcc - Adds support for Distributed Checksum Clearinghouse (DCC)
  • dkim - Adds support for DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)
  • dlfunc - Install local_scan.h header to compile separate dlfunc libraries
  • dmarc - Adds support for DMARC
  • dnsdb - Adds support for a DNS search for a record whose domain name is the supplied query
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • dovecot-sasl - Adds support for Dovecot's authentication
  • dsn - Adds support for Delivery Status Notifications (DSN)
  • elibc_glibc - ELIBC setting for systems that use the GNU C library
  • exiscan-acl - Patch providing support for content scanning
  • gnutls - Prefer net-libs/gnutls as SSL/TLS provider (ineffective with USE=-ssl)
  • idn - Enable support for Internationalized Domain Names
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • ldap - Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • lmtp - Adds support for lmtp
  • maildir - Add support for maildir (~/.maildir) style mail spools
  • mailwrapper - Adds mailwrapper support to allow multiple MTAs to be installed
  • mbox - Add support for mbox (/var/spool/mail) style mail spools
  • mbx - Adds support for UW's mbx format
  • mysql - Add mySQL Database support
  • nis - Support for NIS/YP services
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • perl - Add optional support/bindings for the Perl language
  • pkcs11 - Require pkcs11 support in net-libs/gnutls with USE=gnutls
  • postgres - Add support for the postgresql database
  • prdr - Adds support for Per-Recipient Data Response
  • proxy - Add support for being behind a proxy, such as HAProxy
  • radius - Add support for RADIUS authentication
  • redis - Adds support for querying dev-db/redis
  • sasl - Add support for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • spf - Adds support for Sender Policy Framework
  • sqlite - Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
  • srs - Adds support for Sender Rewriting Scheme
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • syslog - Enable support for syslog
  • tcpd - Add support for TCP wrappers
  • tpda - Adds support for Transport Post-Delivery Actions
  • X - Add support for X11

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
3 months high Exim: Remote command execution
over 1 year high Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 2 years normal Exim: Local privilege escalation
about 3 years normal Exim: Arbitrary code execution
over 5 years high Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 14 years high Exim: Two buffer overflows
over 15 years high Exim verify=header_syntax buffer overflow

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