postfix

Description:A fast and secure drop-in replacement for sendmail
License: IBM
Homepage:http://www.postfix.org/
Location:Portage
Legend:
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
3.5_pre20190724 diff ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~ ~
3.4.6 diff ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~ ~
3.4.5-r1 diff + + + + + - ~ + + - ~ + +
2.10.9 - - - - - - - - - ~ - - -

USE flags

  • berkdb - Add support for sys-libs/db (Berkeley DB for MySQL)
  • cdb - Add support for the CDB database engine from the author of qmail
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • dovecot-sasl - Enable net-mail/dovecot protocol version 1 (server only) SASL implementation
  • eai - Add support for SMTPUTF8
  • examples - Install examples, usually source code
  • hardened - Activate default security enhancements for toolchain (gcc, glibc, binutils)
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • ldap - Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • ldap-bind - Add support for binding to LDAP backend using dev-libs/cyrus-sasl
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • lmdb - Add support for using dev-db/lmdb for lookup tables
  • mailwrapper - Adds mailwrapper support to allow multiple MTAs to be installed
  • mbox - Add support for mbox (/var/spool/mail) style mail spools
  • memcached - Add support for using net-misc/memcached for lookup tables
  • mysql - Add mySQL Database support
  • nis - Support for NIS/YP services
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • postgres - Add support for the postgresql database
  • 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
  • sqlite - Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • vda - Add support for virtual delivery agent quota enforcing

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
almost 2 years high Postfix: Privilege escalation
about 7 years high Postfix: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 11 years normal Postfix: Denial of Service
about 11 years high Postfix: Local privilege escalation vulnerability
over 11 years normal ssl-cert eclass: Certificate disclosure

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