sendmail

Description:Widely-used Mail Transport Agent (MTA)
License: Sendmail
Homepage:http://www.sendmail.org/
Location:Portage
Legend:
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
8.15.2-r2 diff ~ + + + + - ~ + + ~ ~ + +
8.14.9 + + + + + - ~ + + ~ ~ + +

USE flags

  • 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)
  • mailwrapper - Adds mailwrapper support to allow multiple MTAs to be installed
  • mbox - Add support for mbox (/var/spool/mail) style mail spools
  • nis - Support for NIS/YP services
  • sasl - Add support for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
  • sockets - Add support for tcp/ip sockets
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • tcpd - Add support for TCP wrappers

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
almost 5 years normal sendmail: Information disclosure
over 7 years normal sendmail: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability
over 13 years normal Sendmail: Denial of Service
over 13 years high Sendmail: Race condition in the handling of asynchronous signals

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