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Subject: Patch removes POP3 users from /etc/passwd
From: "A. Ian Vogelesang" <vogelesang @ hdshq . com>
Organization: Hitachi Data Systems
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 1996 09:28:59 -0700
To: firewalls @ greatcircle . com, qpopper @ qualcomm . com, cert @ cert . org
Newsgroups: comp.security.unix, comp.mail.sendmail

Modifications to Sendmail, local delivery, popper, and poppassd
have been developed to move POP3 users out of /etc/passwd, and
to run local delivery and popper retrieval under a no-priviledge
uid.

Details at:

http://www.hdshq.com/fixes/mail_patch

A. Ian Vogelesang

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