[Mimedefang] MIMEdefang RPM in Fedora Extras repository
kdeugau at vianet.ca
Tue Sep 19 11:15:46 EDT 2006
Tomasz Ostrowski wrote:
> RPM version of MIMEdefang
> showed in Fedora Extras 5 repository. This means that it will be
> automatically updated by nightly yum update if mimedefang was
> installed from RPM.
> This version does not have any antivirus functionality compiled in.
> So this may make your system less secure. If you use any antivirus
> and mimedefang rpm you'd better disable it's automatic updates by
> to your "/etc/yum.conf".
If the package is at all properly set up, /etc/mail/mimedefang-filter
should be a config file, and so will not be replaced on upgrades. The
new mimedefang-filter will instead be created as mimedefang-filter.rpmnew.
IMO, anyone blindly doing automatic updates on a server is asking for
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